Fairy Spell: How Two Girls Convinced the World That Fairies Are Real
Fairy Spell: How Two Girls Convinced the World That Fairies Are Real
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Fairy Spell: How Two Girls Convinced the World That Fairies Are Real

Written by Marc Tyler Nobleman & illustrated by Eliza Wheeler
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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In 1917, in Cottingley, England, a girl named Elsie took a picture of her younger cousin, Frances. Also in the photo was a group of fairies, fairies that the girls insisted were real. Through a remarkable set of circumstances, that photograph and the ones that followed came to be widely believed as evidence of real fairies. It was not until 1983 that the girls, then late in life, confessed that the Cottingley Fairies were a hoax. Their take is an extraordinary slice of history, from a time when anything in a photograph was assumed to be fact and it was possible to trick an eager public into believing something magical. Exquisitely illustrated with art and the original fairy photographs.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780544699489
    Publication Date
    April 24, 2018
    Page Count
    40
    Words Per Page
    42
    Audience
    Picture
    Reading Age
    4 - 7 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2017023576
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0544699483
    Lexile® Level
    870L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~U
    ATOS® Book Level
    5
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    0.5
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    194152
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    LG

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