Fairy Candles In The Sky!

Illustration:  The Candle-Lighters  A Year With the Fairies.  Written by Anna M. Scott.  Illustrations by M. T. (Penny) Ross.  P. F. Volland & Co.: Chicago, U.S.A. 1914.

The Candle-Lighters

When shadows creep at eventide

And little ones are safe inside,

Bright stars a-twinkling way up high

Are Fairies’ candles in the sky.

When shadows creep at eventide

The Fairies take their evening ride;

On flitting fireflies wafted high

They light their candles in the sky.

 

A Year With the Fairies.

Written by Anna M. Scott.

Illustrations by M. T. (Penny) Ross.

P. F. Volland & Co.: Chicago, U.S.A. 1914.

31 thoughts on “Fairy Candles In The Sky!

  1. Reblogged this on Friendly Fairy Tales and commented:
    Elephant’s Picture Book is saving many gorgeous illustrations, and making them available to us on-line! Here is a friendly fairy tale one, but to find many others, visit her site. I hope you enjoy it. Have a great weekend! Brenda

      1. That is so true…..there are certain magical elements in fairy tales that we tune into as children, and those of us that are lucky hold onto or rekindle that ability to tune in and resonate with it!
        It’s great!

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