Never Forget a Birthday Again: A Picture Birthday-Book

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Never Forget a Birthday Again: A Picture Birthday-Book

‘A Picture Birthday-Book for Boys and Girls’ contains daily quotes by Frank Cole. In addition to this, many beautiful watercolour illustration are given throughout by Margaret Tarrant. This delightful birthday book was originally published in 1915. Quotations from Cole include: […]

The Illustrated Alice in Wonderland

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The Illustrated Alice in Wonderland

  The Illustrated Alice in Wonderland – Celebrating 150 years As you’ll see from the illustrations in this book there is so much more to the story of Alice’s illustrators than just John Tenniel however. Alice […]

Bluebeard – And Other Mysterious Men with Even Stranger Facial Hair

Bluebeard – And Other Mysterious Men with Even Stranger Facial Hair

This book contains seven different versions of the story of Bluebeard from around the world. Fairy tales and folktales included:  Adam and Eve (A Hebrew Tale) from the book of Genesis (2:4 – 3:24) Conomor and […]

Arthur Rackham’s ‘A Dish of Apples’ for National Apple Day

Arthur Rackham’s ‘A Dish of Apples’ for National Apple Day

Arthur Rackham’s ‘A Dish of Apples’ for National Apple Day It’s National Apple Day! To celebrate we’re sharing Arthur Rackham‘s beautiful illustrations from Eden Phillpott’s delightful book A Dish of Apples. We’ve also added our favourite […]

Rumpelstiltskin – And Other Angry Imps with Rather Unusual Names

Rumpelstiltskin – And Other Angry Imps with Rather Unusual Names

Rumpelstiltskin is a tale of primarily European heritage, dating back to at least the sixteenth century. The story has been studied by many folklorists, the most notable of which has been Edward Clodd, who produced an […]

Bertha Lum

Bertha Lum

Bertha Lum (1869 – 1954) was an American woodblock print artist and illustrator. She was known for helping to make the Japanese and Chinese woodblock print known outside of Asia. Her work is truly mesmerizing. After Honeymooning in Japan […]