An Encyclopedia of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, and Other Supernatural Creatures

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Pantheon Books, 1976 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 481 pages
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A complete guide to fairy lore from the Middle Ages to the present that recounts and examines fairy tales, describes the food, sports, sizes, and powers of fairies, and calls attention to the traditional ways in which people protected themselves against the dangers of night travel

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Review: Encyclopedia of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, & Other Supernatural Creatures

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

It is good, but it focuses almost exclusively on the fairies of Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales. So while I love how in depth it is, the deepness of the research is focused on a relatively narrow ... Read full review

Review: Encyclopedia of Fairies: Hobgoblins, Brownies, Bogies, & Other Supernatural Creatures

User Review  - Emma - Goodreads

Known in the UK as The Dictionary of Fairies, published by Penguin. Read full review

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Booklist
456
Index of Types and Motifs
464
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