Dienstag, 28. April 2015

Walter Crane: Designs and Pictures for A Wonder Book Girls & Boys

A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys (1851) is a children's book written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne in which he rewrites myths from Greek mythology. It was followed by a sequel, Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys.
The stories are all stories within a story, the frame story being that a Williams College student, Eustace Bright, is telling these tales to a group of children at Tanglewood, an estate in Lenox, Massachusetts,  where Hawthorne lived for a time. (Wikipedia)
The book with illustrations by Walter Crane was published 1893.


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