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St Joseph’s Sleeping Beauty – Angela, Michael, Ryan

Once upon a time, a long time ago and not so terribly far away, our story begins. The year was 1919 in Brooklyn and at 245 Clinton Avenue, a small school of twelve students was in session. The Sisters of … Continue reading

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Fairytale based on Rumpelstiltskin – Julia, Antonia, & Jeana

Once upon a time there lived a young college girl named Emily. She was the most beautiful girl in all of St. Joseph’s College. For all of her life, Emily had a dream to be the first member of her … Continue reading

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College Fairytale – LRRH – Lindsey, Anthony, and Matt

There once was a girl who was a freshman in college. To get to school everyday, she would take a shuttle bus that would drop her off directly at the entrance. The shuttles ran every 15 minutes and left from … Continue reading

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Fairy tale based on Cinderella- by Ally and Madisen

  There once was a young girl, who was one of the hardest workers and most dedicated students her teachers had ever met. She was a high school senior, faced with the daunting task of getting good grades, getting high … Continue reading

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George Cruikshank

George Cruikshank, born September 27th, 1792, was an English artist and illustrator. He was the son of another illustrator, Isaac Cruikshank. In his teens, George Cruikshank became well-known for his political cartoons. He began illustrating his first book in 1820, … Continue reading

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Walter Crane

Born on August 15th, 1845, Walter Crane is known as one of the most influential and popular children’s book creators during his generation.  His works helped develop the ‘child-in-the-garden’ motifs present in many nursery rhymes and stories, and he also … Continue reading

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Vilhelm Pedersen

Thomas Vilhelm Pedersen was a famous Danish painter and illustrator who is widely known for his drawings of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale scenes and characters. Originally he was an officer in the Royal Danish Navy, but he took four years … Continue reading

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Illustrators: A Quick Look At Virginia Frances Sterrett

Virginia Frances Sterrett was a famous American illustrator born in 1900 who grew up with a passion for drawing. She lived in Chicago, Illinois and at the age of 15 enrolled in high school while also earning membership in the … Continue reading

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Ivan Bilibin

Ivan Bilibin was a Russain illustrator and stage designer born in 1876. He was involved in various groups that made contributions to the Russian art world, such as the Artists’ Union of the USSR. His most popular illustrations were of … Continue reading

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Maxfield Parrish

Maxfield Parrish was an American painter and illustrator born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1870. After studying art at both Haverford College and the Drexel Institute of Art, he eventually became the highest-paid commercial artist in the United States by the … Continue reading

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