The endpages are bright lime green and it really energizes the reader for what is to come. The background on the pages is a simple white which helps the reader focus on the whimsical illustrations. The illustrations are very traditional in design but the colors are extremely bright and energizing. I really enjoy how Chavarri perfectly balanced a simple background with intricate illustrations. Children, parents, and teachers will enjoy making inferences from the busy illustrations. One of my favorite parts about this book is the back inside flap where the biography of the author and illustrator are shown. Instead of real photographs they are shown in cartoon form. How kid friendly is that?! I love it.
This is an excellent fairy tale collection book for children who have heard all the original fairy tales. It is a wonderful read aloud book for parents to read with their children before bed time. This book would be excellent for making inferences and rewriting fairy tales in school. It is an easy read and young readers of all ages would really enjoy it! Fairly Fairy Tales is a light and interactive read that should be part of any fairy tale collection.