Was first published in London by Blackie, 1944 in. Flower Fairies of the Garden.It was reproduced a few years later in a compilation book. Flower Fairies of the Flowers and Trees, London, Blackie, 1950. The Flower Fairies by Cicely Mary Barker are a series of 168 prints, including the Acorn fairy, it is interesting to note that each flower is botanically accurate.
Flower Fairies are tiny creatures (the biggest is only 20cm tall) that live in the bottom of gardens, the middle of grassy meadows, and on the edge of distant marshes. Wherever and whenever a seed sprouts, a Flower Fairy baby is born. Each Flower Fairy lives and sleeps in their chosen flower, plant or tree, and as this grows the fairy grows too. Each and every Flower Fairy is in charge of looking after their flower or plant; keeping it strong and healthy by making sure it has plenty of sunshine and water to drink, sweeping away dead leaves, and polishing flowers and stems.
Flower Fairies are illustrations by. Created during the first half of the 20th century. Flower Fairies are the product of English illustrator Cicely Mary Barker. Unable to go to school as a child because of her epilepsy, she was home-schooled and spent much of her time drawing and painting. Her artwork was influenced by illustrator.
And even more so by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, and she developed her talent as a member of the Croydon Art Society. Her flower fairy paintings, in particular, were driven by the Victorian popularity of fairies and fairy stories.
The books enjoyed huge popularity due to. S well-known interest in fairy art.
She later published seven more volumes of Flower Fairies. Following the publication of Cicely Mary Barkers original Flower Fairy paintings and verses, two series of fairy stories featuring original Flower Fairies characters, Flower Fairies Friends and, more recently, Secret Stories, have also been published. The Flower Fairies were Cicely Mary Barkers most well-known creations. They are notable in particular because of the sweet, realistic depiction of the children, modeled on children enrolled in her sister Dorothys kindergarten.She has also been likened to. In the botanical accuracy of the plants and flowers amidst which the fairies dwell. The Flower Fairies and all related publications are licensed properties of. And the Estate of Cicely Mary Barker.
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