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Around the World in Eighty Days
Jules Verne, Brian W. Aldiss, Michael Glencross
Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy
Karen Foxlee
David Price
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
Sam Kean
Teaching Visual Literacy: Using Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Anime, Cartoons, and More to Develop Comprehension and Thinking Skills
Nancy Frey
Engaging the Eye Generation: Visual Literacy Strategies for the K-5 Classroom
Johanna Riddle
Visual Literacy: Learn to See, See to Learn
Lynell Burmark
The Annotated Brothers Grimm (The Annotated Books) - George Cruikshank, Arthur Rackham, Warwick Goble, A.S. Byatt, Walter Crane, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Maria Tatar, Paul Hey, Kay Nielsen Fantastic resource. 37 tales, 9 additional for "adults." Bonuses: Grimms biography, illustration bibliography, additional reading suggestions, preface to 1st and 2nd editions of Grimm's tales.
According to the Preface: tales are from Grimm's 7th ed, published 1857. Selection includes tales that involve "magic" in some way. Also includes some background on the collection of tales and the revisions made over time (including those by the Grimm brothers).
Individual tales: full text accompanied by annotations that shed light on cultural norms of the day, revisions or alternate texts, symbolism and meanings. Illustrations reproduced from classic collections.