In less technical contexts, the term is also used to describe something blessed with unusual happiness, as in "fairy tale ending" (a happy ending) or "fairy tale romance" (though not all fairy tales end happily).
Adrian has also authored four volumes of fairy tales. He blogs about fairy tales and fairy stories.
Andrew Lang included the tale as part of his fairy tale compilation of color Fairy Books, in "The Grey Fairy Book".
Thomas Rayner Dawson (28 November 1889 – 16 December 1951) was an English chess problemist and is acknowledged as "the father of Fairy Chess".
From 2003 to 2006, Combe read and sang a number of classic fairy tales. These were released on CD as "Classic Fairy Tales" "Classic Fairy Tales Vol 2" and "Classic Fairy Tales Vol 3".
How the Stalos were Tricked is a Saami fairy tale collected by J.
Fairy Ointment or "The Fairy Nurse" is an English fairy tale collected by Joseph Jacobs in his "English Fairy Tales".
Jacobs edited the journal "Folklore" from 1899 to 1900 and from 1890 to 1916 he edited multiple collections of fairy tales that were published with illustrations by John Dickson Batten: "English Fairy Tales", "Celtic Fairy Tales", "Indian Fairy Tales", "More English Fairy Tales", "More Celtic Fairy Tales" (all 1890 to 1895) and "Europa's Fairy Book" (also issued as "European Folk and Fairy Tales") in 1916.
The notion that Irish fairies live in fairy mounds (fairy forts, fairy hills) give rise to the names "aos sí" or "daoine sídhe" ('people of the "sidhe" mound ').
"Eubranchipus vernalis", known generally as the eastern fairy shrimp or springtime fairy shrimp, is a species of brine shrimp or fairy shrimp in the family Chirocephalidae.
At the end of the fairy tale, Fat-Frumos is paired up with the heroine of the story, a fairy maiden: Ileana Cosânzeana, Zâna Zânelor (Fairy Queen) or Doamna Chiralina.
In the 1890s Batten illustrated a series of fairy tale collections edited by Joseph Jacobs, who was a member of the Folklore Society (and editor of its journal 1890–93): at least "English Fairy Tales", "Celtic Fairy Tales", "Indian Fairy Tales", "More English Fairy Tales", and "More Celtic Fairy Tales" from 1890 to 1895 and "Europa's Fairy Book" (1916).
A female fairy who was part of Breandans army but was spared after the fairy war as female fairies are needed to rebuild the fairy population. She is a water fairy.
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