The beloved cult classic Field Guide to the Little People has been out of print in English for thirty years. Copies have been as hard to find as a Will-o'-the-Wisp! Now, Llewellyn is proud to bring this book back so everyone can have this "scientific" manual revealing the histories, characters, lineages, appearances, and examples of the fairies and seventy-eight other kinds of their kin, from Hobgoblins to Leprechauns, Sirens to Red Caps. The text is based entirely on the author's extensive research into historical folklore—nothing is invented. Plus, we've made this book better than ever with eighty amazing new illustrations by Sabrina the Ink Witch.
So whether you want to know about the Alven, White Ladies, Church Grims, Hey-Hey-Men, or any of their mystical mates—spirits who are so often just beyond our sight yet bring so much magick to our world—you'll want to make this timeless resource a part of your bookshelf!
In Irish tradition, there is a wonderful story of bile, the ancient tree. It grows by the side of a sacred well, and acorns, nuts, and apples spring from its branches.
How wonderful it would be to live in the world of folk-tradition: a magical place where the world is joined-up, the sacred is apparent in the everyday world, and every living thing... read this article