Friday, October 28, 2011

The Flower Faerie - By Frank Asch & Vladimir Vagin

If your child loves fantasy and fairy tales, this book is definitely one to add to your collection.  Asch and Vagin tell the story of an emperor's son who one day finds a beautiful fairy in the forest.  The little boy knows he mustn't touch it, but his father is a greedy man who captures the fairy and decides to keep her in a glass case. When all of the flowers and crops in the kingdom suddenly begin to die, the emperor realizes that he has made a terrible mistake.  This tale teaches children that beautiful things are best left where they belong.

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