The winners of Allen & Unwin’s How To Ditch Your Fairy contest have been announced. And they’re all very fabulous:
“A cupcake fairy who works in the cafeteria, sprinkling naughty dust over the icing of miss populars.”
Eden sent in a photo of herself in her fairy costume. Readers, I confess, I awwwwwed. It was SO gorgeous. I wish you could have seen it. She’s wearing a teeny tiara and fuzzy wings. Even Scott awwwwed.
“I’d love a ‘you-can-eat-anything fairy’! To shield me from after garlic breath, big-backside affect and especially for me, dreaded hive outbreak.”
“A never-feeling-blue fairy.”
Kim, New Zealand
“The ‘I look like I’ve just stepped out of the salon’ fairy. No bad hair, face or body days.”
“Bad fairy – I’m very innocent at times so sometimes I need a push from my bad fairy to do something a bit exciting and risky.”
I could use most of those fairies myself. Well, except for the bad fairy. I’m all over that once. Have been for years. Alas.
One of the unexpected and very happy making results of writing HTDYF is all the lovely folks who’ve written to tell me what their fairy is. Those are my favourite fan letters. Thank you!