Readers of all ages will cherish this unique book and its splendid combination of art and literature. Eighty-six stunning images by a master of watercolor techniques depict scenes from Japanese, Bengali, and Italian folklore. Other subjects include the works of Shakespeare and Tennyson, plus familiar characters such as Cinderella and Puss in Boots.
A contemporary of Remington and Rackham, Warwick Goble produced lovely watercolor paintings that perfectly illustrated fairy tale subjects. Specializing in Japanese and Indian themes, he became famous for illustrating both magazines and books, including H. G. Wells's The War of the Worlds.