Fairy Tale Fridays #5: Once Upon a Time

Fairy Tale Fridays #5: Once Upon a Time

Hi all, this month I'm venturing outside the bookish world and talking about Once Upon a Time. I absolutely *adored* this show and after 7 glorious seasons we saw the last episode this year. This show weaves fairy tales and literary characters into a larger plot that spans across both our world and a realm [...]

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Fairy Tale Fridays #3: The Sisters Grimm | Michael Buckley

Fairy Tale Fridays #3: The Sisters Grimm | Michael Buckley

Hello and welcome to the third in my monthly series on fairy tales! This month I want to talk about The Sisters Grimm, a middle grade book series. Some Background Information Author: Michael Buckley Illustrator: Peter Ferguson Based on: various fairy tales, the Brothers Grimm, Shakespeare and more! Published: 2005-2012 Fairy tale tropes featured: wands, [...]

Fairy Tale Fridays #2: The Sleeper and the Spindle | Neil Gaiman & Chris Riddell

Fairy Tale Fridays #2: The Sleeper and the Spindle | Neil Gaiman & Chris Riddell

Welcome to Fairy Tale Fridays, a new monthly series where I pick fairy tale inspired media and share my love of fairy tales. Today I'm focusing on Neil Gaiman's The Sleeper and the Spindle. I didn't enjoy this much on the first reading but when I re-read the book for this blog post I kind [...]