Rewards and Fairies – Illustrated by Frank Craig
Rudyard Kipling’s 1910 historical fantasy book, Rewards and Fairies – Illustrated by Frank Craig, is the sequel to the book Puck of Pook’s Hill. Two children named Dan and Una live in Kipling’s former home in the Weald of Sussex. One day they encounter a fairy called Puck who uses magic to summon real and fictional characters from Sussex’s past to impart to the children details of its history. This timeless and beautifully illustrated collection of stories and poems would make for ideal bedtime reading, and is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Kipling’s work. Contents include: ‘A Charm’, ‘Introduction’, ‘Cold Iron’, ‘Gloriana’, ‘The Two Cousins’, ‘The Looking-Glass’, ‘The Wrong Thing’, ‘A Truthful Song’, ‘King Henry VII and the Shipwrights’, ‘Marklake Witches’, ‘The Way Through the Woods’, ‘Brookland Road’, and ‘The Knife an the Naked Chalk’. This book contains four full page black and white illustrations by portrait artist Frank Craig.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) was a seminal English writer of short stories, novelist, and poet. He is most famous for his poems concerning British soldiers in India and his wonderful children’s stories.