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Lily and the Fairy House -  Jane Tanner

Hardcover

Published: 21st March 2012
For Ages: 4 - 6 years old
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Lily knows that fairies live near the gum tree.
She has created a fairy house with a rose
petal bed and a gum leaf table, and today
she is preparing a fairy party . . .

But will the fairies come and play?

Lily and the Fairy House is pure wish-fulfilment, a magical fairy book for girls of all ages. The perfect companion to the bestselling Isabella's Secret.

Unfold the cover to find your very own fairy poster!

About the Author

Jane Tanner completed an Associate Diploma of Fine Art in Printmaking and Painting and a Diploma of Education. She taught for several years in Victorian secondary schools before taking up full-time illustrating in 1984.

She is the acclaimed illustrator of the best-selling picture books There's a Sea in my Bedroom, Drac and the Gremlin, The Wolf, The Fisherman and the Theefyspray and Lucy's Cat and the Rainbow Birds. She is the author and illustrator of Playmates, Isabella's Secret, Ride with Me, Just Jack, Love from Grandma and Lilly and the Fairy House. She has won or been shortlisted for many prestigious awards, including the CBCA Book of the Year Awards in the categories of Picture Book of the Year, Younger Readers' and Early Childhood.

This much-loved author/illustrator is one of Australia's outstanding picture-book creators.

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Lily and the Fairy House
 
4.7

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Pros

  • Deserves multiple readings (3)
  • Easy to understand (3)
  • Well written (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift (3)
    • Younger readers (3)

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    5.0

    Fabulous!!!

    By Shannon the Texan Mommy

    from Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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    Pros

    • Beautifully Illustrated
    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Understand
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Fairy Party Reading
      • Gift
      • Special Needs
      • Younger Readers

      Comments about Lily and the Fairy House:

      This beautiful book is one of my daughter's favorites. I live in the U.S., and I ordered it all the way from Australia because I thought it was so lovely. Both my 5 year old son and my 3 year old daughter want to read it every single night. I got it to read at her Fairy Birthday party, but I can see that it will be in our regular nightly reading for some time. The illustrations are heavenly. What a sweet, tender read for such precious little ears to hear and eyes engulf. I can only imagine what goes through her little mind as she looks on the pages. What a joy!

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      5.0

      Beautiful beautiful book

      By Grandma Mel

      from Perth Australia

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      Pros

      • Beautifully Illustrated
      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Understand
      • Well Written

      Cons

      • NONE

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Younger Readers

      Comments about Lily and the Fairy House:

      Bought for 4 year old grandaughter , we had to read it for all three nights we were there, she loved its simplicity and was drawn into the story.

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      4.0

      Lovely book for Australian fairy fans

      By S-Lo

      from Brisbane, AU

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      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Understand
      • Inspirational
      • Well Written

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift
        • Younger Readers

        Comments about Lily and the Fairy House:

        The simple story and the striking, up close art-work appealed to my 4 and 6 year old girls. While the more realistic artistic style is not really my cup of tea (and I think the faces of Lily and the fairies look a bit weird), my girls did love it, and it is lovely see to see Australia flora and fauna for a change.

        It's a little story, but magical because it is focussed on the small things that young children see. It is set in Lily's yard, and is a very accurate reflection of how my girls explore and search for fairies in their yard.

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        ISBN: 9780670075102
        ISBN-10: 0670075108
        Audience: Children
        For Ages: 4 - 6 years old
        For Grades: K - 1
        Format: Hardcover
        Language: English
        Number Of Pages: 32
        Published: 21st March 2012
        Dimensions (cm): 25.8 x 25.4
        Weight (kg): 25.8