In My Family's Faraway Tree Olivia's grandfather tells her the story of his friend who believed in fairies and Olivia discovers the spell-binding world in the great Faraway Tree when she realizes she can communicate with the fairies that live in the Tree. She shares her excitement with her brother George. Then the worst floods in their city's history ravage the area and Bill and the children provide a temporary home for the fairies and receive an extraordinary reward. This is a story of trust between the magic world of the fairies and the humans who believe in them. Harry's tales are full of adventure and heroism, magic and wisdom and a human family's interaction with some of the wondrous creatures that are unseen but all around us. Totally gripping, totally enchanting.