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*Fairy Houses...Unbelievable: A Photographic Tour (The Fairy Houses Series)* by Barry and Tracy Kane
 
Also by Barry and Tracy Kane:

Fairy Houses...Everywhere
 
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Fairy Houses...Unbelievable!: A Photographic Tour (The Fairy Houses Series)
by Barry and Tracy Kane
Light Beams Publishing 96 pages May 2012 Paperback    

Fairy Houses are homemade homes for fairies. They can be constructed anywhere outside with anything found outdoors.

The photographs in this seventh book in the Fairy Houses series capture the creativity of the builder and the beauty of nature. Seaside homes made of sand and shells are topped with feathers. Stones can form walkways, walls, or furniture. Roofs of moss or petals add color to hollow stumps.

When viewed up close, the texture and detail in these structures become apparent. The Artistís Retreat contains miniature paintings, and the shelves in the library are lined with books (top shelf holds Tooth Fairies, volumes one to ten) made out of leaves and sticks.

Each of the eight chapters begins with a brief introduction to the type of houses that follow, but many of the creations are not titled and none indicate the name of the builder. There are no patterns or instructions include with the book, but this ensures that every project completed will be one of a kind. An interesting fact to include with the houses would have been the location and the time it took to complete the project.

Teachers and librarians can use this book year round for programming ideas revolving around the themes of architecture, homes, magic, and nature.
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