A basic exploration of the appearance, behaviors, and origins of elves, the bad-tempered or helpful magical creatures known for their tricks or know-how. Also included is a story from folklore about an elf family that helped a farmer.
Part of the Amazing Mysteries series
From gruesome ghouls to elusive Bigfoot, mythical creatures continue to capture the imaginations of human beings around the world. Appealing to fans of the paranormal and unexplained, this series explores the legendary hold such Amazing Mysteries have over us and examines what is known or supposed about the origins, physical features, motivations, and dwellings of fabled creatures. Each volume also includes a folk tale about a legendary encounter with the creature.