Orange at the base, white at the crown, this pumpkin turned to coach will head to town carrying Cinderella in her fine ball gown.
Each pumpkin secretly hopes to be the scariest one you’ll ever see.
The lavender witch does like to fly on this broom day or night across the sky. Above Orrun Mountain or the Wide Great Sea, her cackle is spilled with a measure of glee.
Trees are important in many a folk and fairy tale where the action often takes place deep in a forest or wood. The tree below is in my front yard, but I can imagine the shy woodlock from my story, THE WOODLOCK, scrambling up a similar tree trunk in the Woods Beyond the Wood of […]
Here are Hansel and Gretel gazing at the tasty cottage in the dark forest. Kay Nielsen made this wonderful picture. He was a Danish illustrator of folk and fairy tales in the first half of the 20th century. The Hansel and Gretel witch is an important character in my story, The Carven Flute. She’s waiting […]
This is the beginning of the little book C. L. Dodgson designed and wrote in his own hand for Alice Liddell and presented to her one Christmas. It is a story he made up on a summer outing with the Liddell children and was urged to write down by Alice. He called it ‘Alice’s Adventures […]