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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1965 - Fairies - 48 pages
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Zeee hates people. Other than that, she's not such a bad fairy. People, the only creatures that can't see her, always end up destroying her living quarters. Poor Zeee gets flung out of a sand pail, washed out of a watering can, and smoked out of an old wasps' nest. All Zeee really wants is a place where she can live in peace. But will she ever find one? Full color.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

First published in 1965, an entrancing story about a "bad fairy" who's really "bad about only one thing": people. But bumblebee-sized Zeee has ample provocation: each time she sets up her delectably ... Read full review


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Elizabeth Enright was born in Oak Park, IL, on September 17, 1909. Her stories do not hide nor dwell on the pain, conflicts and disappointments of childhood but celebrate the joy, pleasure and love that are families. In 1939, Thimble Summer was awarded the Newbery Medal. Gone Away Lake gained three top honors over the years. In 1957 the book received the New York Herald Tribune's children's Spring Book Festival Award. It was also a 1958 Newbery Honor Book. In 1963, the American Library Association named Gone-Away Lake as the U.S. nominee for the international Hans Christian Anderson Award. In 1996, Enright was posthumously awarded a LLD degree by Nasson College.

Susan Gaber has illustrated a number of picture books, including "When Winter Comes, The Stable Where Jesus Was Born, " and "The Very First Thanksgiving Day." She lives with her family in Huntington, New York.

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