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Fairy Houses of the Maine Coast (Hardcover)

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The cultural phenomenon of "fairy houses" crafted solely from available natural materials apparently originated spontaneously on a few Maine islands, and in recent years, these charming, wee shelters made from leaves, moss, twigs, stones, bark, shells, feathers, and other found items have caught the imaginations of parents and children everywhere. Fairy Houses of the Maine Coast showcases outstanding examples of the miniature homes and delves into the history and folklore associated with garden and woods fairies.

About the Author


MAUREEN HEFFERNAN is the executive director of the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. She travels extensively to speak about gardens and give presentations and workshops. She is the author of Native Plants for Your Maine Garden, and Hershey Children's Garden: A Place to Grow, and was a contributor for 500 Popular Annuals and Perennials for American Gardeners. She lives in Boothbay, Maine.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780892727872
ISBN-10: 089272787X
Publisher: Down East Books
Publication Date: July 1st, 2010
Pages: 72
Language: English