Tag: fairy tales

When Artistry and Technology Collide: How the Truly Unique Images for the New Children’s Book, Chicago Treasure, were Created By Rich Green

When Artistry and Technology Collide: How the Truly Unique Images for the New Children’s Book, Chicago Treasure, were Created By Rich Green Award-winning photographer and author Larry Broutman approached me with an unusual artistic proposition. His idea was so fantastical that it actually came…

An Article by Ruth Danes

An Article by Ruth Danes Since childhood, I have been interested in both stories and history. When I was a little girl, I wrote and illustrated little books made from folded pieces of A4 paper. In my teens, I wrote a few truly awful…

Cress by Marissa Meyer (Book Review #4)

Cress is a retell on our very own “Rapunzel” fairy tale. There are of course some differences in where she is trapped and what she ends up doing, however, her personality is pretty much like what we know from Rapunzel.

Blogger Recognition Award #1

I am honored to be nominated by THE MUNDANE TEENAGE LIFE. Thank you for this beautiful award!   RULES Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Write a post to show your award. Give a brief story of how…

Stars Above by Marissa Meyer (Book Review #8)

  Summary “The enchantment continues… The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories—and secrets—that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and…

Cinder by Marissa Meyer (Book Review #6)

Summary “Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is…