Posts Tagged: George MacDonald

George Macdonald on writing for children

‘I write not for children, but for the child-like, whether they be of five, or fifty, or seventy-five.‘ George Macdonald

George Macdonald on writing for children

‘I write not for children, but for the child-like, whether they be of five, or fifty, or seventy-five.‘ George Macdonald

On what makes a fairy tale

  You have heard of Cinderella, Rumplestiltskin, Little Red Riding Hood, and The Shoemaker and the Elves, but have you heard about The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage? How about Farmerkin, or Thousandfurs, or Gambling Hans? Or the Boy

On what makes a fairy tale

  You have heard of Cinderella, Rumplestiltskin, Little Red Riding Hood, and The Shoemaker and the Elves, but have you heard about The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage? How about Farmerkin, or Thousandfurs, or Gambling Hans? Or the Boy