Posts Tagged ‘Chautauqua Summer Institute’

As usual, I’ll start with a brief synopsis of this Brothers Grimm story, then go on and discuss it. Once upon a time there were a fisherman and his wife who lived in a filthy shack by the sea. The fisherman caught a flounder who spoke to him, claiming to be an enchanted prince and […]



We had a death in the family and had to fly out for the funeral last week, came home, turned around and went to Chautauqua, so I won’t be able to get to John Hutton’s books until I get back–another two weeks. We’ve started our Fairy Tales course, and I’ll do my best to blog […]

Sorry about the long time between posts. Life, of course, has a way of getting between me and good intentions. Next post should be about my friend John Hutton, proprietor of Blue Manatee Books here in Cincinnati, and his new box set of picture books. That will be fun. I’m wading through a stack of […]

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January 30 marks one year of blogging, and this is my 98th post. Thanks to all who read and especially to those who comment. I just want to let everyone know that Jan and I will be teaching a course called Fairy Tale Magic and Why Kids Love It the week of July 24 at […]