[DWJ] Happy DWJ-book-related news

Elizabeth G. Holtrop elizabeth at bouma-holtrop.com
Thu Jun 22 23:17:45 EDT 2006



Elizabeth Evans <er.evans at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:  I pondered on (the other) Elizabeth's long hair :

> Wow, I'm impressed. I've never known anyone whose hair hangs below their knees
> before. I know there's a (fairly modern) fairy tale about a princess whose
> hair grows really long, but I can't remember what it's called.  (I thought it
> was George Macdonald's Light Princess, but I see it's not).
> 

> And Judith kindly supplied the correct tale:
Melisande, by E. Nesbit. Illustrations in 90s picture book version by PJ
Lynch.
  
  Oh, I remember reading that!  I don't remember the story at all,  but the illustrations were lovely.  I think it was my first  introduction to treacle, too -- or was that a different Nesbit tale?
  
  EGH


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