Pandora Became a Fox!

“Pandora” (Clarion Books, April 2017), a picturebook by the British author and illustrator Vitoria Turnbull, does not seem to have many connections to Antiquity, apart from the title.

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The cover of the book

After all, it is a story about the lonely fox that finds a friend in a blue bird.

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Pandora and a blue bird

However, if we get a closer look, we discover that it is actually a metaphor for many issues concerning womanhood, including depression and hope that constitute the core of Pandora’s myth. Sometimes it is good to dig a bit deeper… 🙂

Sources of illustrations: 1, 2.

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Found by Anna Mik

 

 

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