mabel-lucie-attwell

Children’s Stories from French Fairy Tales. Doris Ashley. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., London, nd. (circa. 1917).

Tales included are Baroness d'Aulnoy’s Finette Cendron, Graciosa and Percinet, The Blue Bird, The Good Little Mouse, and The Pot of Carnations. Bearskin and the Man in Green may be a version of Madame de Murat’s Bearskin.

Peeping Pansy by The Queen of Roumania. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1919. Mabel Lucie Attwell, illustrator. First edition. Illustrated by Attwell with 8 mounted color plates with illustrated tissue guards. 

Marie, Queen of Roumania, wrote a fairy book of delightful happenings for children. She invited Attwell to Bucharest to do the illustrations.

“Once upon a time there was a little girl, a dreadfully inquisitive little girl, whom everybody called Pansy…"