In the Land of Fairies

Daniela Drescher

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  • A special new edition of much-loved illustrator Daniela Drescher's seminal children's book
  • A magical seasonal story for young children
  • Daniela Drescher paints a magical world of ethereal fairies, atmospheric landscapes and characterful creatures in her luminous and unique style

Discover a land of unique and extraordinary fairies. A lyrical seasonal story with vibrant artwork by bestselling illustrator Daniela Drescher. Premium new edition.

224 x 300 mm
Floris Books
Picture Books
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 3 to 6 years
28 pages
Publication date:
15 Apr 2021
3rd edition


Welcome to the Land of Fairies, a hidden magical world where you'll meet kind and joyful fairies and their animal friends. Each fairy is special -- you'll find them greeting springtime flowers, dancing on midsummer's night, watching over the night creatures and sharing berries with chirping birds.

The lyrical story gently moves through the seasons with luminous illustrations capturing the character of each fairy. This vibrant picture book from bestselling international illustrator Daniela Drescher will captivate young readers who will want to return to the land of the fairies time and time again.


'The illustrations are magical, this is such a gentle and imaginative book. Perfect for children who love nature and enjoy looking into the world of fairies. This book is an ideal bedtime story!'
-- Kaleidoscope Magazine

Praise for Daniela Drescher:

'Ms Drescher's paintings in this traditional and satisfying compilation of thirty Grimm tales put emphasis on the enchanted aspects of the folklore rather than the fear or the gore.'
-- The Wall Street Journal on An Illustrated Treasury of Grimm's Fairy Tales

'Gorgeous drawings by Daniela Drescher… a simple yet inviting read.'
-- Midwest Book Review on Pippa and Pelle in the Autumn Wind

'Drescher's dreamy illustrations are sweet and sleepy, depicting a world of magical creatures that invites you to visit it in your sleep.'
-- Youth Services Book Review on Goodnight Sandman

'The pencil and watercolour illustrations, showing a garden blooming with flowers and fruit, are bright and joyous... A simple and lovely celebration of nature in springtime.'
-- Armadillo on Pippa and Pelle in the Spring Garden

'I cannot recommend highly enough the gentle glowing and detailed illustrations which are a feast for the senses.'
-- Kindling on Pippa and Pelle in the Spring Garden

'Daniela Drescher's watercolour illustrations have such wonderful detail that you can feel transported to the seasons of the garden.'
-- Juno magazine on The Garden Adventures of Griswald the Gnome


Daniela Drescher is a Floris Books featured author. Read all about this author's life and work on our dedicated author page.

Daniela Drescher is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator from Munich, Germany. Daniela was a children’s painting and drawing therapist for ten years, using her own poetry in her therapeutic work. Now the creator of more than 30 children’s books, Daniela still draws the fairies and elves she imagined as a child. Her work is inspired by nature and her wish to engage children with the natural world. As well as books, Daniela’s artwork appears on stationery, homeware and fabric. Her best-known books available in English include In the Land of Fairies, the Little Fairy stories and the Pippa and Pelle board books.
She is also the illustrator of stunning fairy tale anthologies An Illustrated Treasury of Grimm's Fairy Tales and An Illustrated Treasury of Dwarfs, Gnomes and Fairy Folk.

You can also visit the author's own website at

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