Book Summary: Beth is an eight-year-old marigold flower fairy. In this story, she learns how to be a fairy and discovers things like the purpose of fairies, what gnomes do, and the three things gremlins are afraid of. She attends fairy circle and meets her new friends - Thistle, Dragonfly, and Firefly. They discover that the brownies, keepers of the Feather of Hope, which is the source of all hope on Earth, need their help. Marigold and her dachshund, Peanut, set out on a mission to rescue the Feather of Hope from a house occupied by dangerous gremlins.
Review: Marigold and The Feather of Hope is a must read for all ages. Girls, ages 7-14, will find strength, power, and wisdom in J.H. Sweet's words. Vivid, colorful characters and settings make the story come alive. The story-line is captivating and intriguing, and it keeps you reading until the last page. Looking forward to the next books in the series.
Susan Richmond, author
Conneaut Lake, PA (9/6/2004)
From the Publish America website - reprinted here with author's permission.