The Hidden Folk – Stories of Fairies, Dwarves, Selkies and Other Secret Beings

by Lise Lunge-Larsen, illustrated by Beth Krommes
Houghton Mifflin, 2004, ISBN 13: 978-0618174959, $18 hardcover, 80pp.

A collection of stories about those beings whose presence we feel, but cannot see (or only rarely): flower fairies, gnomes, hill folk, elves, dwarves, water horses, river sprites, and selkies. Magical and fun. Grades K-4. 


  • Starred review: School Library Journal

  • The Bologna 2005 Children's Book Fair Illustrator's Exhibition

  • The Minnesota Book Award

  • New York Public Library's Children's Books 2004: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing