Tags » Kate Greenaway

The Language of Flowers

Because it’s Valentine’s Day I’ve decided to bring a little romance to the blooming tea. Flowers are an eternal symbol of love and passion. You can declare your love without any words with a single rose or at least you could in 1884. 235 more words


Kate Greenaway Salt and Pepper Shakers - Wait, Who's Kate Greenaway?

Catherine (Kate) Greenaway was a children’s book author and illustrator, born in March 1846. Her family lived in Islington (a borough of London), above her mother’s clothing boutique. 393 more words


Sailor Girl

In another installment of story time. A fictional story I made up about a dress I have in my shop.

Just like the yellow sister dresses I found this pretty sailor girl dress at a flea market, I instantly fell in love with it and made sure it came home with me. 583 more words

Once in Royal David’s City by Harold Jones and Kathleen Lines

I picked up this telling of the Christmas story on the recommendation of Colin West, a brilliant children’s illustrator with exquisite taste to match. 257 more words

Advent Calendar

Greenaway Shortlist: Alphabets, Bears & Holes

So the announcement is looming, it’s less than a week ‘til we know the winners of the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals; we’re hoping to have posted reviews of all of the shortlisted titles by then so we’re kicking off with a bumper three in one Greenaway edition. 786 more words

Carnegie And Kate Greenaway Medals

Kate Greenaway and Vintage Illustrations

One of my favorite things about gutenberg.org and archive.org (both sites that offer books in the free domain) are the original illustrations found in copies of works from the 19th century and early 20th century. 203 more words


What We're Reading Wednesday: Greenaway Shortlist - Willy's Stories

Every time I walk through these doors something incredible happens. I go on AMAZING adventures.

Come with me and I’ll show you…”

Thus begins Willy’s Stories…

548 more words
What We're Reading Wednesday