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When I read this as a child, I never dreamt I would kiss so many frogs and worst of all, not one of them turned into a prince

Arthur Rackham's Cinderella (Evans, C. S. Cinderella. Arthur Rackham, illustrator. Philadelphia: Lippincott; London: Heinemann, 1919.) ""Cinderella", or "The Little Glass Slipper", is a folk tale embodying a myth-element of unjust oppression/triumphant reward. Thousands of variants are known throughout the world." Wikipedia


Charles Robinson ~ The Russian Princess ~ from The Happy Prince and Other Tales by Oscar Wilde ~ New York: Brentano’s ~ 1913

One of my most favorite Fairy tales from when I was a kid. When I lived in Germany, from my bedroom window, I could look over the treetops of the woods across the street. There stood out above the treetops was a lonely turret like Rapunzel's tower. I was ten years old and enjoyed this story so. - (Sarah Gibb