First, a big THANK YOU to everyone who gave me their uplifting book recommendations in response to my last post. I am definitely going to check some of those out this Fall and Winter. I’m especially looking forward to re-reading … Continue reading
Posted in Classic Juv/YA fantasy, fantasy, folklore/fairy tales, historical, humor, LGBTQIA, mermaids, music, nostalgic, opinion, selkies
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Yes, ok, all right, I know it’s not the most original thing. I’m not the first, second, or even 33,333rd person to go to DisneyWorld. But it was my first time, and it was a Juv/YA lit-and-folklore/fairytale-related experience, so by gosh, I … Continue reading
Inspired by Jean of Howling Frog Books, whose January posts focused on lesser-known children’s titles from (mostly) outside the U.S., I thought I’d share a few of the classic Lithuanian stories I grew up with. . . . . . … Continue reading
Charles Kingsley. The Water Babies. London: Harper Press, 2011. So, there’s this kid named Tom. He’s a chimney sweep, and his boss is a jerk, and clearly not the best role model, so one day, while they’re sweeping some rich … Continue reading
George MacDonald. The Princess and The Goblin. New York: William Morrow and Co., Inc., 1986 (a facsimile of the 1920 ed.). 208 pgs. I’m counting this in the Fairytale category of Quest the Second, in the Once Upon a Time … Continue reading