Cicely's Mary Barker's Book
1920s
This book was written and illustrated
by Cicely Mary Barker
who lived in Croydon.
Her sister Dorothy ran a nursery.
All the fairies
are portraits of real children
who went to the nursery.
The Wild Thyme Fairy
was Sheila Evans.
She was the daughter of the vicar
at St Andrews Church.
   
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