Where did early explorers come up with their tales and drawings of strange sea creatures? Grace Consantino of the Biodiversity Heritage Library does some exploration of her own in this article.
Special thanks to Associate Artistic Director & Director of Education Jason King Jones for bringing this to my attention!
If you liked C.S. Lewis’ thoughts, J.R.R. Tolkien has a lot more to share.
When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.”
— C.S. Lewis
C.S. Lewis has some great thoughts on the role and appeal of fairy tales in this essay from On Stories: And Other Essays About Literature.