Good Comics for Kids
December 1, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Readers who love fairy tales and retellings and those with no knowledge of the source material alike will enjoy this look at wishes, deceptions, and true treasures.
November 3, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
The narrative you’re exposed to doesn’t have to dictate how you live your life. If you don’t like it, you can change it. If there’s something missing, fill in the gaps.
September 28, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
There might not be one answer, and that’s okay! I think fairy tales are about the questions and the exploration.
August 23, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
I wanted to accomplish many things with my retelling of Jane Eyre, which would include recasting Jane herself—the character who taught me as a teen that, no matter who you are or where you come from, your worth is not assigned by anyone outside of you.
June 27, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Reading the classics is hard for some people. For a lot of people. And a lot of people simply won’t pick them up. That’s okay.
May 30, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Growing up, I loved fairy tales and Greek myths. As a young queer person, I was keenly aware of how LGBTQIA+ characters never appeared in these stories.
November 22, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Instead of retelling the plot of Louisa May Alcott’s iconic novel, this chaotic homage takes a sideways approach, evoking (and poking fun at) the original while meditating on the power of stories – the ones we tell ourselves, and those imposed on us by others.
August 17, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
I struggled for several years to find a way to do “Goblin Market” justice, while still respecting my audience.
April 14, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
There are things from our earliest childhood that haunt us. For me, there’s always been one particular bogeyman, a ghost I’ve never quite put to rest – the Pied Piper of Hamelin. We all know the story: the town of Hamelin is overrun by rats, and who should come along but a stranger dressed in […]
January 10, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Vedder talks about her Sleeping Beauty retelling and recommends a few favorite books.
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