Fairies are considered a supernatural creature which appear similar to a small human with wings, although their size and height may vary. They are often depicted dwelling in fairy realms with other fantasy creatures. Sometimes this region is a distinct universe apart from ours; sometimes it is a layer of reality superimposed over our own. The term fairie may also be applied to other races and creatures such as - although not limited to - brownies, gnomes, nixies, goblins, trolls, elves, dwarves, pixies, kobolds, sylphs, sprites and undines. The concept of the fairie (or fairy or faerie or faery) is one passed down from antiquity. In modern times the fairie tradition continues as new authors and artists expand, combine and explore their realm.

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The Faerie Realm: Nature Spirits Of The World
A collection of resources including poetry, visionary art, fae style music and a library of on-line folk tales.
Faeries and Other Wee Folk
Stories, poems, legends, myths, favourite plants and various names they are known.
Fairies, Faeries, Fairys at Lala's Land
International definitions and various types, recipes, image gallery, trivia, poetry and stories with sources credited; links and webrings; lists events and places to visit.
The Pixie Pit
Image gallery with artist biographies, poems, postcards, games, and animations; children's art gallery accepting submitted original art.
Pookas
Mischievous imp-like creatures living amongst humans.
Rosepetal's Path Into Faerie
Art and artists, poetry and links; introductions to mythical creatures.
Sandra Dee's World of Fairy's
Image galleries, poetry and fairy doll adoptions.
Wikipedia: Fairy
Encyclopedic article; origins, beliefs, legends, and the various fae classifications; literature, art and popular culture; etymology of the word.
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