Illustration from Goethe’s Faust — Harry Clarke


Mother Mushroom with Her Children — Edward Okun


Voyage d’Hermès — Moebius


So, How Is Your Appetite, Troll Mother Continued — John Bauer

Illustration for Orlando Furioso — Gustave Doré


The Willy Grasser — Sidney Sime

Title/s: 'Bogus Beast, The Wily Grasser' Maker/s: Sime, Sidney Herbert (draughtsman) [ULAN info: British artist, 1867] Technique Description: pen and Indian ink with grey wash on paper, stuck down on card Dimensions: height: 227 mm, width: 168 mm

Dazzling/Clever — Norton Juster


From The Dot and the Line, 1963, by Norton Juster. More/via The Visual Telling of Stories.

They Were All Covered with Fireflies — Charles Livingston Bull


Illustration for Edgar Allan Poe’s story “The Man of the Crowd” — Fritz Eichenberg


Wonderful Fritz Eichenberg illustration to one of my favorite Poe stories, “The Man of the Crowd,”. Via a gorgeous gallery at Full Table.

How the Jackal Got His Scorched Back


An African fairy tale retold by Alena Benesova and translated into English by Ruth Shepherd. The marvelous illustration is by Karel Franta. From Animal Fairy Stories.

Good Country People (Illustration of the Flannery O’Connor Story) — Afu Chan


More of Afu Chan’s work.

Read the Flannery O’Connor story “Good Country People.”