Episode #78: Storytime Reading of The Enchanted Wood – an Original Fairy Tale


Today, my daughter and I are reading a beautifully illustrated fairy tale written and illustrated by  Ruth Sanderson.  This tale, which being quite similar to the Grimm brother’s tale The Water of Life, which we read earlier this year, takes a number of fairy tale archetypes and shakes them up into a new variant.  Even though it’s intended for younger audiences, I remember really liking this picture book when I was a teenager, when I first encountered it.  Check out some of the highly detailed, almost photorealistic painting that adorn the book:



Ruth Sanderson, "Suddenly Owen and the black knight emerged from

Check out Ruth Sanderson on Twitter, Facebook, and Amazon to find more of her work.

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