Like "Drawing Faeries: A Believer's Guide", this latest fairy book from Christopher Hart combines an enchanting adventure story with charming step-by-step drawings of every aspect of a fairy kingdom, from fetching fairy fashions and wings to the fairy larder, filled to the brim with delicious fairy cuisine for feast and famine. "Drawing Faeries: Keys to the Kingdom" begins with the captivating story of an artist who is visited in his dreams by a fairy who needs a favor desperately: an exquisite drawing of the Faery Kingdom's Royal Wedding to be given as a gift to the royal couple.
In order to be able to capture all the minutia and majesty of the fairy world - the personalities of the royal bride and groom, the village of Faeire, the castle, the townsfolk - the dream fairy must relay to the artist all the magic, secret places in the Kingdom, all of which can only be entered by a special set of keys that can never be duplicated and which safeguard every part of the Kingdom. It discusses the growing worldwide popularity of the fairy genre. Like "Drawing Faeries: A Believer's Guide" 0-8230-1403-7, this title employs the winning combination of an enchanting narrative with solid drawing instruction. First title in this series has sold over 25,000 copies in less than a year and a half.