Wide-Mouthed Jack

Wide mouthed cartoon face

We open up on Wolfies's wife, and her sad, string-tugging tale, of her fine, old husband¬†cut stone dead, of babes to feed and bills in the mail. And Wide-mouthed Jack¬†catches all those tears, counting the figures on his glinting fingers, while the watchers wait impatiently, talking about trash and half-done singers. Enter now the Little… Continue reading Wide-Mouthed Jack

The Sleeper and The Spindle by Neil Gaiman. Illustrations by Chris Riddell

I finally used my Christmas book token to get my hands on The Sleeper and The Spindle by Neil Gaiman. The book is gorgeous, illustrated with Chris Riddell's intricate black line drawings highlighted in gold. I'd say it's a little work of art for your bookshelf (I wish my photography skills were good enough to… Continue reading The Sleeper and The Spindle by Neil Gaiman. Illustrations by Chris Riddell