Fairies. (Deluxe Collector’s Edition by Brian Froud and Alan Lee). An internationally best selling classic and perennial seller, FAERIES defined the genre and. Results 1 – 30 of Faeries by Lee, Alan, Froud, Brian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A quarter of a century after its initial publication and with well over a million copies in print worldwide, Brian Froud and Alan Lee’s Faeries is an.

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I have been in love with Brian Froud from his collaboration with Alan Lee.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. It tells of various faerie folklore and is enhanced by enchanting illustrations double points for it being partly Alan Lee. He is well known for his illustration work of Tolkien’s Middle Earth books, as well as the centenary edition of Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. No artist I know of reveals the personality le individual faeries while expressing his personal style so clearly as Brian Froud. Faeries by Brain Froud and Alan Lee has been reprinted several times since it was first published in The author begins, as might be expected, with an lre and a note on his use of the word faerie.

Though not always with the most desired of results, for as many stories as there are of faeries bringing messages of love and friendship there are also stories of t Whether we are aware of it or not faeries have, for as long as can be remembered, always played a part in the daily lives of men, women and especially children.

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For as far back as can be remembered there have been stories, ballads and legends of faeries and their ability to connect with the nature on the planet and the nature of man. Contact them via email or Facebook for enquires.


There are additional pages with new art and essays by the artists and a foreword by Jane Yolen. The amazingly talented Brian Froud and Alan Lee give us a much closer and realistic look into the world of Faerie than what most people are used to from pop culture. I recommend this one!

Faeries is a wonderful book: The author then goes an extended discussion of the use of the myths and legends and figures of faerie in the writings of serious authors ranging from Shakespeare most notably in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Doyle. And although I’ve read the Harry Potter series a number of times, and tend to notice which elements of myth and fairytale Rowling draws on, it wasn’t until reading Froud and Lee’s description of Brownies being insulted by the gift of clothes, that I made the connection between Brownies and House Elves furthermore I was a Brownie Guide when I was about seven!

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Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee (1979, Paperback)

This book is amazing. I didn’t realize until very recently that Alan Lee worked on this book as well. I think I skimmed this book more than read it when my sister gave it to me when I was a kid, but the illustrations were terrific and I copied a lot of them in the afternoons after school when I first started to draw. Aug 10, Velvetea rated it really liked it Shelves: Skip to main content.

About Brian Froud Brian Froud is an international bestselling artist, author, film, designer, and faery authority. It has beautiful drawings that make me want to punch everyone around me for being so good, and the information is genuine folklore fact if such faerirs thing exists. I don’t think I’d ever have any children definitely not biologicallybut if I do Found this book again today while my mother was clearing out stuff.

This ultimate collector’s item includes eight frameable, limited edition prints as well as a signed facsimile of a personal letter from Brian and Alan. It is a work intended for the in-between people: And although I’ve read the Harry Potter series a number of times, and tend to Faeries is a wonderful book: Alan Lee is an Academy Award-winning movie conceptual designer and illustrator. The general public who aren’t familiar with Faery lore tend to think about pretty girls with wings in dresses when they think about faeries.


It’s an indispensable source and an exquisitely interesting read! Brian Froud is the penultimate fantasy artist of our time. My work is more fantastical but I think a real argument could be made of the influence I have been in love with Brian Froud from his collaboration with Alan Lee. This book is, quite frankly, a masterpiece. This is clearly a book written by people who find heathen religion to be appealing and attractive.

My thoughts on this book are deeply mixed.

The artwork is amazing but I absolutely love the literary end of this book as well. I am a great lover of his work, he is an amazing artist. My mother did call me a “Little Elf” when I was born. Paperback Books in English Harper Lee. See all 3 pre-owned listings. She took commissions from people to paint everything from their houses to their pets.

I’m not saying his later work is ba This is kind of the classic book that really started the whole fantsy art genre. She went through a very long period of time doing florals. Not sure about this one, I borrowed it.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on allan book pages to help you find your new favourite book. This book is comprised of legends and folklore. Jane Yolen has written more than two hundred books for children and adults, including the acclaimed, The Devil’s Arithmetic.