A Crooked Mile [PRE-ORDER] - Selected Illustrated Nursery Rhymes

A Crooked Mile [PRE-ORDER] - Selected Illustrated Nursery Rhymes

£12.50 GBP




Mother Goose: ancient deity, guileful grandmother, oracular shapeshifter or street-corner storyteller?

In this unique chapbook, artist 
Rima Staines has gathered together an unusual collection of twelve nursery rhymes and illustrated them in her inimitably heartful yet uncanny style, alongside an insightful commentary, in order to reawaken the marvelling for this realm of the moonlit-impossible.

Mother Goose: ancient deity, guileful grandmother, oracular shapeshifter or street-corner storyteller?

In this unique chapbook, artist 
Rima Staines has gathered together an unusual collection of twelve nursery rhymes and illustrated them in her inimitably heartful yet uncanny style, alongside an insightful commentary, in order to reawaken the marvelling for this realm of the moonlit-impossible.

Mother Goose: ancient deity, guileful grandmother, oracular shapeshifter or street-corner storyteller?

Her rhymes are familiar and strange and woven into our everyday speech and memory, whether we know it or not, and invite a kind of sideways-curiosity, the way of which which we all knew well as children.

In this unique chapbook, artist Rima Staines has gathered together an unusual collection of nursery rhymes and illustrated them in her inimitably heartful yet uncanny style, alongside an insightful commentary, in order to reawaken the marvelling for this realm of the moonlit-impossible. Come one and all, old and young, walk this crooked mile in search of the golden egg of your days of yore.

A CROOKED MILE will be square in format, 148mm x 148mm (the same as The Firebird, and the same length/width as the longest side of our other books.) It'll be printed on thick 100% recycled paper and card by a workers' co-op in London and it contains 40 internal pages. There may yet be minor changes between what you see here and how the book turns out.