Today is St. Patrick’s Day, meaning Irish pubs from Boston to Dublin will be busier than usual and just about everyone will be sporting some sort of good luck charm. However, if the idea of day-drinking and parade-hopping turns you green, there’s still a few ways to let your inner Irish spirit free, even from
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Napoleon Sarony, photograph of Oscar Wilde. New York, 1882. The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia. 1954.2135 Read about a brand-new exhibit taking place in Philadelphia, on the Fine Books Blog –https://lnkd.in/dTv_6Hy …
Recently I wrote about the Folio Society’s new edition of Oscar Wilde’s The Selfish Giant and Other Stories. (Check out some of the book’s illustrations here http://bit.ly/1fMGzm0 and the story here bit.ly/18H9MuZ.) Greenaway Medal winner Grahame Baker Smith created the illustrations. After my story went up, I wandered the Twittersphere until I unintentionally stumbled upon the illustrator’s Twitter
“The Selfish Giant and Other Stories,” by Oscar Wilde; The Folio Society, $44.95, 192 pages, ages 13 and up. THE SELFISH GIANT Copyright © 2013 by Grahame Baker-Smith. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, The Folio Society, London. Perhaps best known as a playwright and novelist, Oscar Wilde also wrote several fairy tales. The Folio
Thanks to Cathleen Williamson at the Folio Society for these images from The Selfish Giant and Other Stories. THE SELFISH GIANT Copyright © 2013 by Grahame Baker-Smith. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, The Folio Society, London.
Thanks to Adynah Johnson at Sky Pony Press for sending over these images from The Selfish Giant. Illustrations © 2001, 2013 by Bill Bell All Rights Reserved.