Fable Friday: The Hen That Laid The Eggs of Gold

chicken_goldeneggAs it is Easter I fancied illustrating a fable that involved an egg. This is another fable from Jean de la Fountaine and I had thought it must be a version of the Golden Goose. However this fable involves the slaughter of a rather special hen and the moral ‘Those people always seeking more can learn from this dunce.’ So on that merry note, happy Easter!

Advertisements

About Kate McLelland

I am an illustrator and printmaker based in Edinburgh.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

My tweets!

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 2,593 other followers

%d bloggers like this: