Author(s): Bob Graham
Annabelle's dad says she'll never find fairies in cement and weeds. But Annabelle does. She finds a tiny fairy child, Jethro Byrde, and his family, who are on their way to the Fairy Travellers' Picnic. And together, they spend a magical afternoon.
Winner of Kate Greenaway Medal 2003. Shortlisted for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Picture Book of the Year 2003.
Graham's not-too-subtle message about slowing down to enjoy the small wonders of life will resonate with children and adults alike."