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It's Only Ink! Gifts of faeries

It's Only Ink!
Gifts of faeries

In Tanya Batt's book, "The Faerie's Gift" a sad and longing woodcutter hopes for change. He has no children, his mother's lost her sight, and they're cold and hungry most of the time. While out in the woods he sees a hawk circling above a small, frightened man. The man turns out to be a little faerie fearing for his life. The woodcutter immediately shoos away the hungry bird, saving the faerie. Grateful, the faerie offers the man one wish. Family needs and personal wants flood his mind. Soon he feels overwhelmed. He has realized that making a wish for ONE thing is not an easy thing to do. Still holding the glowing wish, the woodcutter must make a difficult decision.
Tanya Batt's whimsical text and Nicoletta Ceccoli's vibrant illustrations give the reader an enchanting tale of self-discovery and choices.

The Faerie's Gift retold by Tanya Robyn Batt
Published by: Barefoot Books, www.barefootbooks.com
ISBN: 1-84148-998-0
Price: $16.99
Reviewed by: Jennifer LB Leese

Jennifer LB Leese is a writer from Maryland who writes children's picture books, young adult novels, and paranormal fiction. Visit her online at: www.geocities.com/ladyjiraff

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