Thursday’s Tale: Hop o’ My Thumb

Image credit: SurLaLuneFairytales.com “Hop o’ My Thumb” was first published by Charles Perrault in Histoires ou Contes du Temps Passé in 1697, but I couldn’t find a copy of that version on-line. The versions I read are from Anderson Lang’s Blue Fairy Book, first published in 1889, attributed to Perrault, …

Friday’s Tale: Puss in Boots illustrated by Fred Marcellino

Puss in Boots is a character I was familiar with but I don’t remember ever reading the actual fairy tale. The tale was first published by Charles Perrault in 1697. It’s a quite entertaining story of a very special cat. The picture above is the cover of the version I …