Hans Christian Andersen Would Be Delighted With Sanna Annukka's Illustrations

Hans Christian Andersen Would Be Delighted With Sanna Annukka's Illustrations

By John Garratt

Annukka enhances the reading experience of The Snow Queen and The Fir Tree with her distinctive artistic approach. 9 Dec 2016 // 1:15 AM

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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