The Fairy Ring, Or, Elsie and Frances Fool the World

The Fairy Ring, Or, Elsie and Frances Fool the World

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Relates the story of Francis and Elsie, cousins who concocted a story and photographs about fairies because nobody believed Francis could see the tiny men and were surprised when their photographs were found by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who truly believed in fairies.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780763656706
Branch Call Number: J 398 LOS
Characteristics: 184 p. : ill. ; 20 cm


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FW_librarian Jun 19, 2015

As someone who dapples in photography, it was obvious to me that these 1920s fairy pictures had been "posed" but I also understand when someone wants to believe that a photo's subject is real, to him or her, it's proof of existence. This true story proves that there are repercussions to some jokes.

BPLNextBestKids Dec 18, 2012

This enjoyable book is about two cousins who were able to convince many people including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle that fairies actually existed. This myth lasted for many years before the actual truth was told.Reviewed by BPL staff. GV


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Jun 01, 2012

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