Friday, May 18, 2007

The Little People: Stories of Fairies, Pixies, and Other Small Folk (book review)



Little People is a collection of fairy stories translated by Neil Philips. (He also wrote short descriptions and explanations about the stories throughout the book.) Each of the six chapters contains a collection of stories from around Europe. There are stories from France, Ireland, Scotland, Germany, Holland, and many other places. It was very interesting to see how the stories and fairies differ in each country.

This book was very interesting. The author talks about each story in a descriptive voice and he translates the stories in a way that is easy to understand.

I give this book 9 out of 10.


The Spring Reading Thing reading challenge: 18 books down, 12 to go.