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The Fairy Party Book
Bring Magic into Every Celebration Throughout the Year
Marina Stern
ISBN: 9781590030547
Book (Paperback)
Red Wheel Weiser
$18.95
7 x 9
182 pages
October 15, 2003


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"With celebration tips for 26 holidays throughout the year, including Halloween, Yule, Epiphany and Thanksgiving, Stern's book quite enjoyably invites readers to add a whimsical luster to their holidays by invoking the presence of the "fairy folk." She freely mixes sacred days (Lammas, and the solstices and equinoxes) with secular holidays (Mother's and Father's Day) and holidays that are really just excuses to throw a party (Groundhog Day). She also offers suggestions for adding a little "fairy" lightness to occasions such as weddings, birthdays, showers and retirement parties, and for creating parties for no reason at all. Stern, a folklorist, is knowledgeable about traditional folklore and customs, but what really distinguishes this book (besides its vivid green type) are its recipes. On Groundhog day, also the Neopagan holiday of Imbolc, devotees feast on Swedish Cheesecake, while the fall harvest festival features Hunters' Stew." -Publisher's Weekly,
Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc.
The Fairy Party Book is a delightful romp through a year of holidays celebrated world-wide. Twenty-six holidays in all, ranging from New Year to Valentine's Day, Cinco de Mayo to Carnival. And no party is complete without food. Marina Stern provides 35 delicious traditional recipes for welcoming the fairy folk to every occasion. Celebrate holidays and special occasions with your seen and unseen guests.

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