Bibliography, etc.:Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-218) and index.
Formatted Contents:Introduction: Fascinating fairies -- Part one: The fairy realm. Meet the fairies ; Fairy characteristics ; Fairy behavior and misbehavior ; Fairy relationships with humans ; Fairy tales -- Part two: Fairies from around the world. Fairies of the British Isles ; Ireland's feyfolk ; Northern European fairies ; Southern European fairies ; Slavic fairies ; African, Persian, and Middle Eastern fairies ; Fairies of Asia and Australia ; Fairies of the Americas -- Afterword: The hidden meaning of fairies.