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Illustrations for "Mutsmag"


Drawings by students in kindergarten to 3rd grade

Franklin County, Virginia, 2000


Click here to read the whole story of Mutsmag. with illustrations by Franklin County children.

Some of the images on this page are used in the illustrated story.



Mutsmag's mean sisters ask her to cut them loose after robbers tie them to a tree.

In the Jack Tale Players, sometimes an actor plays the role of a tree!     



Mutsmag meets a two-headed giant who wants to eat her and her sisters.



The king and prince offer Mutsmag a box of gold as her reward.


These drawings were made after the students saw a performance of Rex Stephenson's story theatre adaptation of "Mutsmag" by the Jack Tale Players in spring 2000.

For more about this folktale, see Mutsmag in AppLit's Annotated Index of Appalachian Folktales.


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