Today, I'm doing something a little different. A single artist with a single theme! I've long been a fan of women illustrators/painters, and Jessie Wilcox-Smith is a big star in that group. She illustrated numerous fairy tale books, Dickens books, some of George MacDonald's books (like The Princess and the Goblin), and was a prodigious women's magazine cover painter. The theme I've chose for today will be self evident. Enjoy!
And the bonus image for today is not a picture of someone reading, but it is an illustration by Smith for a book of fairy tales. I love this image, and it makes the big, bad, wolf really big and bad!
Happy Friday, ya'll! Be careful about stopping to talk with strangers! Especially if they've got sharp teeth and red tongues!