Tag Archives: fairy

Page 33: the words "and laughed"

Page 33 – and licked his face and wagged his tail (Artists & Illustrators Perspective)

by Danny Garrett
Austin, Texas

As our Princess does her good deed for the sick boy, the story – and its illuminations continue. Continue reading

May 13, 2013 – Page 21: Plate IV – Princess April Morning-Glory soon was fast asleep in the pussy-cat’s ear

By Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Page 21: Full plate image - Princess April Morning-Glory soon was fast asleep in the pussy-cat’s ear

Page 21: Full plate image – Princess April Morning-Glory soon was fast asleep in the pussy-cat’s ear.

The final image is also brilliant. It is a small illumination of a cat's ear – April's next sleeping chamber.

Page 19 – as if her heart would surely break (Artists & Illustrators)

by Danny Garrett
Austin, Texas

Princess April is all alone in the Great World. The opening illumination, a heart, sort of mitigates this situation and offers forth some graphic hope. Continue reading

April 29, 2013 – Page 19: as if her heart would surely break

By Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Page 19: as if her heart would surely break.

Page 19: as if her heart would surely break.”Whatever will become of us?” she sobbed to the blue butterfly.

Page 17: the word - brave. As a semiotic flag, note the red cross across the knight's shield.

Page 17 – Immediately Princess April realized that she had been tricked

by Kelley Smoot Garrett, Austin, Texas

This is one of my personal favorite pages from Princess April Morning-Glory. The ½ plate illustration presents the reader with an image of our heroine astride a detailed, anatomically-correct, rendition of a grasshopper. Continue reading

March 25, 2013 – Page 13: fairy children went to school

by Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Page 13 - fairy children went to school, Princess April decided instead to take a peek at the Great World beyond.

Page 13 – fairy children went to school, Princess April decided instead to take a peek at the Great World beyond.

March 11, 2013 – Page 11: were too small to fly

by Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

...were too small to fly and try as hard as she would, she could not saor up into the sky like the grown-up fairies

…were too small to fly and try as hard as she would, she could not saor up into the sky like the grown-up fairies.

March 4, 2013 – Page 10: Then Princess April would skip off to Fairy School

by Letitia Fairbanks, Hollywood, California

Then Princess April would skip off to Fairy School

Page 10 – Then Princess April would skip off to Fairy School