• Finding Faeries

  • Discovering Sprites, Pixies, Redcaps, and Other Fantastical Creatures in an Urban Environment
  • By: Alexandra Rowland
  • Narrated by: Gail Shalan
  • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Discover where faeries and other mythical creatures are hiding in our modern, urban environment with this beautifully illustrated guide to uncovering magical beings.

Like every other being in our world, fantastical creatures have been forced to adapt to the climate, industrial, and cultural changes of the modern era. Countless formerly common creatures including akeki and cave trolls have been driven out by urban sprawl and climate change while others, like ether sprites and brownies, have been able to thrive in abundance, creating homes in city environments.

Featuring descriptions of magical creatures from around the globe, this encyclopedic collection details the history and adaptability of more than fifty different species of fae. Within these pages, you’ll learn about:

  • The History of the Land of Faerie and who you might find there
  • Immigration’s Effect on legendary creatures, who often travel with us when we move
  • The Native Species of the Americas, including the Thunderbird and wendigo
  • The Impacts of Climate Change and Conservation, and how you can help preserve these mythical creatures
  • And Beginner Tips for Fae-Spotting, including safety tips for interacting with fae​

Combining scholarship with modern lore and environmentalism, and featuring stunning hand-drawn illustrations, Finding Faeries is a captivating look at the fantastical beings that inhabit our world today.

©2020 Alexandra Rowland. All rights reserved. (P)2020 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

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  • 11-09-21

not the book i wanted but it was ok

narrator was good. it was ok. some good info. totally annoying to review and i'd love to tell you where to shove your five words and its not your rooster fishing mouth!

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Author is too political and hates white males.

Author often repeats and narrator uses contempt in voice when saying “white male”. That is gender and color prejudice. Unfortunate. Discredited.

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  • Owen Michael
  • 01-24-22

Lovely fictional non-fiction overview

absolutely lovely to listen to, really enjoyed and hoping to read more by the same author