Thomas Bulfinch

Thomas Bulfinch (1796-1867) was the author of Bulfinch's Mythology, which was the standard reference work on the subject for students and curious readers for over a century. In addition to this classic text, he wrote Age of Fable, another book intended to popularize mythology. Using Ovid and Virgil as his sources, he masterfully created a world that his audience could understand and visit in their imaginations.

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), the famed American author of The Scarlet Letter, is credited with the 19th century resurgence in children's interest in mythology and fairytales. A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys and the Tanglewood Tales are the most famous examples of his work in retelling classic tales and myths.

Walter Crane (1845-1915) was a major British artist, best known as a children's book illustrator and avid promoter of the decorative arts. His work was highly influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites and is Read More chevron_right