Illustrations by: Kasugaisaki
FAIRIES learn to dance before they learn to
Fairies learn to sing before they learn to
Fairies learn their counting from the cuckoo’s
They do not learn Geography at all.
Fairies go a-riding with witches on their
And steal away the rainbows to brighten up
their rooms ;
Fairies like a sky-dance better than a
They have a birthday once a week at
Fairies think the rain as pretty as the sun ;
Fairies think that trespass-boards are only
made for fun ;
Fairies think that peppermint’s the nicest
thing they know ;
I always take a packet when I go.