The Gift. Froud is an English painter who has spent his life exploring the folk tales and faery lore of his native land. His internationally best selling books include Faeries (with Alan Lee), Good Faeries/Bad Faeries, Lady Cottington's Fairy
Master Snickup's Cloak by Alexander Theroux, illustrated by Brian Froud. My first self-chosen book when I was four. I was completely obsessed by every word and detail. I think it played a serious part in shaping my world view.