Author(s): Ida Rentoul Outhwaite; Grenbry Outhwaite; Annie R. Rentoul


A highly sought-after collectible, Fairyland features the exquisite illustrations of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, a noted artist of the early 20th century. Outhwaite excelled at the depiction of dainty sprites, and her whimsical visions are highlighted by images of kangaroos, koalas, kookaburras, and other creatures of her native Australia. Her art -- with accompanying verses by her sister, Annie R. Rentoul, and stories by her husband, Grenbry Outhwaite -- is populated by princesses, witches, pixies, and other folkloric creatures and abounds in timeless charm. This hardcover edition of Outhwaite's most lavish work features dozens of graceful and imaginative illustrations, including nineteen in full color.


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Australian illustrator Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (1888-1960), best known for her winsome depictions of fairies, collaborated with her husband, Grenbry Outhwaite, on The Enchanted Forest, The Little Fairy Sisters, and Fairyland. Her four children frequently served as models for her illustrations.

General Fields

  • : 9781606600863
  • : Dover Publications, Incorporated
  • : Dover Publications, Incorporated
  • : 1.1113
  • : March 2016
  • : 279mm X 209mm X 20mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ida Rentoul Outhwaite; Grenbry Outhwaite; Annie R. Rentoul
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 741.642092
  • : 176
  • : illustrations