The Fog Catcher's Daughter
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It’s a dangerous job, but the village folk rely on the fog water for charms, cures and protection, particularly from the Good People. Young readers are sure to wonder, as I did, whether The Fog Catcher’s Daughter is based on a true story. But this year, Papa accidentally makes the trip to Lisnashee without his charm meant to ward off fairy spells, leaving Eily with her own job to do.
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Though it contains slightly spooky themes, The Fog Catcher’s Daughter doesn’t haunt so much as enchant.A soft, warm-toned hearth scene as well as the lush greens of spreads depicting Eily’s family’s fields offer a reassuring and welcoming contrast to the wild blues and grays of Lisnashee. Illustrator Alan Marks’ watercolor art is so ethereal and captivating, you’ll want to hang it on the wall.
Eily and her father live by the sea, not far from the mysterious island of Lisnashee, home to the fairy folk known as the Good People.Windswept grasses and tumbling waves create a landscape that seems both fantastical and utterly real. Marianne McShane’s text in The Fog Catcher’s Daughter feels like it’s been passed down through generations, a folk legend whispered in hushed tones to little ones leaning forward to listen.