Fairies and Chimneys
by Rose Fyleman
Rose Amy Fyleman (1877-1957) was an English writer and poet, noted for her works on the fairy folk, for children. Her poem There Are Fairies at the ... Show synopsis Rose Amy Fyleman (1877-1957) was an English writer and poet, noted for her works on the fairy folk, for children. Her poem There Are Fairies at the Bottom of Our Garden was set to music by English composer Liza Lehmann. Her Christmas carol Lift Your Hidden Faces, set to a French carol tune, was included in the Anglican hymnal Songs of Praise (1931) as well as in the Hutterian Brotherhood's Songs of Light (1977). She was born in Nottingham, the third child of John Feilmann and his wife, Emilie, nee Loewenstein, who was of Russian extraction. Her father was in the lace trade, and the family were Jews who had come from Jever in Oldenburg in Germany in 1860. Her other works include: Fairies and Chimneys (1918), The Sunny Book (1918), The Fairy Queen (1919), The Fairy Flute (1921), The Rainbow Cat and Other Stories (1922), The Rose Fyleman Fairy Book (1923), Eight Little Plays for Children (1924), The Adventure Club (1925) and Forty Good Morning Tales (1926).