Land of Stone Flowers, The: A Fairy Guide to the Mythical Human Being

Sveta Dorosheva

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Published: 7th Aug '18

£21.99

Classic fairytales get a refreshing satirical twist in this collection of gorgeously illustrated stories, in which fairies, gnomes, pixies and other fairy folk share tall tales of the fantastic and unbelievable human world and its inhabitants, examining contradictory and nonsensical human behaviours through the lens of the fantastic.

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SKU: 9781452163703

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Classic fairytales get a refreshing satirical twist in this collection of illustrated stories in which gnomes, pixies, and other fairy folk share tall tales of the strange and unbelievable human world and its inhabitants. Brimming with keen observations and wild assumptions on human anatomy, customs, languages, rituals, dwellings, and more, The Land of Stone Flowers is as absurd as it is astounding, examining contradictory and nonsensical human behaviors through the lens of the fantastic: from the bewitching paper wizards who live in humans’ wallets to their invisible hats, known as “moods,” which cloud their view of the world. Bursting with intricate and evocative illustrations, The Land of Stone Flowers will draw readers into a world of fantasy and fable that slyly reveals many hidden truths about human existence.

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Dimensions 210 × 241 mm
Page Count 216