Fairy Tales, Fables, Legends

Here you’ll find reviews of traditional and contemporary fairy tales, fables, myths and legends illustrated by some of my favourite artists. Celebrated or lesser known these illustrators’ distinct styles offer the fairy tales interpretations that would capture your imagination and leave you wanting to see more.

"The Rabbits of the Moon Spring" a beautiful retelling of an ancient Sanskrit Panchatantra fable with ground-breaking illustrations Fairy Tales, Fables, Legends Fairy Tales, Fables, Legends

“The Rabbits of the Moon Spring” a beautiful retelling of an ancient Sanskrit Panchatantra fable with ground-breaking illustrations

It’s not often that I have the opportunity to review a book before it’s even published. Well, the English version that is. So I’m thrilled and rather chuffed to be …

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"The Bee-Man of Orn" one man's quest to find his destiny, by Frank Stockton, illustrated by P.J. Lynch Fairy Tales, Fables, Legends Fairy Tales, Fables, Legends

“The Bee-Man of Orn” one man’s quest to find his destiny, by Frank Stockton, illustrated by P.J. Lynch

Many stories are centred around a man’s quest to search for some philosophical truth about our existence. Few stories, however, are as compelling as “The Bee-man of Orn” (by Candlewick …

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