Find questions to answer and activities to do in the classroom or book club, for the mid-grade novel, the Fairies of Nutfolk Wood.
Do you think the book should have illustrations?
Do you believe that the Nutfolk were real?
Would you like to live like Hazel?
What one modern convenience would you miss if you lived
Rain (hot-headed), June (leader) or Plum (kind caregiver)
- which one are you most like?
Willa said she was named after an author - do you know
A wicket is a small door or gate, any thoughts on why the
author picked the name Hazel?
Small and cozy house with few amenities or big house with
lots of stuff - which do you prefer?
What would your fairy name be?
If you could use senzall to protect one part of your house
or yard, where would it be?
Willa was terribly anxious about things changing. What
helped her to cope with all the changes in her life? (There are many
answers to this question).
What sorts of things help you deal with anxiety?
Willa visualized cleaning all the worry out of her head.
What replaced it?
If you could get rid of all the worries in your head, what
would you replace it with?
Why do you think that Vincent was so gruff at first?
What was Plunkit Us Boo?
Create your own fairy environment using only found, natural
objects. (Glue, tacks, or glue-gun is okay).
Create a coat-of-arms designed for your own house and family
using symbols that describe your history and things that are important
to you and your family.
Plan your own mysterious treasure hunt with clues that
lead your friends to the final “treasure.”
Design original clothes that would fit your own magical
Design original architecture where your magical beings could live.