This delightful Victorian Era children's story by Eden Coybee and illustrated by Nellie Benson will make a wonderful edition to any library. It is about Rusialka, Queen of the Fairies and Elves, who gets permission from Lady Elder, Mother of all the Fairies and Elves, to wake the flowers on the first night of the new year to dance and frolic with the fairies. The flowers: Christmas Rose, Ivy, Winter Jasmine, Michaelmas Daisy, Swdrop, Violet, Hawthorn, Honeysuckle, Poppy, Willow, Rose, Chrysanthemum, Periwinkle, Clematis, Carnation, Wood Anemone, Windflower, Cornflower, Cowlip, Blackberry, Spindleberry, Holly, and Misletoe are woken. The author has ingeniously woven into the story each meaning of the flowers. Originally published in 1901, it is w being offered again 111 years later. Full color pictures and large print makes it a pleasure to read by the young and old alike. If you enjoy classic stories, this reproduction is a must have.
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