Picture: Morgan Le Fay by Frederick Sandys
She is in the version most of us know best and remember from our earliest days, whether from books, film, pantomime or ballet.
Generally known as the fairy who grants Pinocchio’s wish to become a real boy, provided he can be good.
I think the reason we all like Tinker Bell is because she is naughty!
Call her what you will – Maleficent, Carabosse – this is the fairy we learned to dread in our cradles.
He genuinely believes he is doing his victims a good turn by abducting them to join him in endless, dreary balls under the earth.
Picture: La Belle Dame Sans Merci by Frank Dicksee