Sunday, March 10, 2013


Now, Ann had not forgotten when her birthday came, for that meant a party and feasting and dancing, but she had quite forgotten how many years the birthdays marked. In a land where people live always, this is not considered a cause for regret, so we may justly say that Queen Ann of Oogaboo was old enough to make jelly—and let it go at that. 

From: L. Frank Baum, Tik-Tok of Oz, Chicago, Reilly & Britton, 1914.

Illustrations:  John R. Neill 

Eleanor's Cake (Which Ate Her) -- Kevin Ayers (Link)


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