Directed by Tomm Moore. With Brendan Gleeson, Fionnula Flanagan, Pat Shortt, David Rawle. Saoirse is a child who is the last of the selkies, women in Irish and Scottish legends who transform from seals into people. She escapes from her grandmother's home
Ancient Greek painting, Achilles and Penthesella on the Plain of Troy, with Athena, Aphrodite and Eros. I chose this piece because it is a classic example of greek painting and tells an important story.
Few artists have done more to enchant generations of children with storytelling than wife-and-husband duo Alice and Martin Provensen, whose vibrant mid-century illustrations span everything from classic fairy tales to an homage to William Blake.