Fairy Tale · LOTR · NovElla

Fairy Tales in The Silmarillion

“A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun.” – Tolkien, “The Road Goes Ever On” J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion delves into the history of Middle Earth, and the world of Arda as a whole. It contains a lot of background… Continue reading Fairy Tales in The Silmarillion

Education · NovElla

Picture Books: A Lost Art

Picture books are evolving. New, popular picture books all seem to have only a few words per page, with a cartoon-style drawing. I miss the old picture books—the ones with double page illustrations and a full story that even adults can enjoy. I call these ‘picture books with paragraphs’ because sometimes they actually have a… Continue reading Picture Books: A Lost Art