[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
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?
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