180 illustrations from literature starting with the letter S, including: Simple Simon, Sleeping Beauty, Snow Queen, The Steamboat and the Locomotive, Swiss Family Robinson, and more

This is an illustration by artist Walter Crane of the Story of the Glittering Plain by writer William Morris. This illustration shows three men on horses approaching a young man.

The Story of the Glittering Plain

This is an illustration by artist Walter Crane of the Story of the Glittering Plain by writer William…

An illustration by Walter Crane; featuring the Story of the Glittering Plain by Morris. Depicts, three men on horses approaching a young male.

The Story of the Glittering Plain

An illustration by Walter Crane; featuring the Story of the Glittering Plain by Morris. Depicts, three…

This is an illustration of the Second Book of Nursery Rhymes by artist Paul Woodroffe in 1896. The drawing seems to suggest an old person on a horse being paraded in the street by two young boys, one playing the flute.

Second Book of Nursery Ryhmes

This is an illustration of the Second Book of Nursery Rhymes by artist Paul Woodroffe in 1896. The drawing…

Scene from the story, "The Salt of Life."

Salt of Life

Scene from the story, "The Salt of Life."

Scene from the story, "The Salt of Life."

Salt of Life

Scene from the story, "The Salt of Life."

Scene from the story, "The Salt of Life."

Salt of Life

Scene from the story, "The Salt of Life."

A scene from the story, <em>Sam Weller Will Not See His Father.</em>

Sam Weller

A scene from the story, Sam Weller Will Not See His Father.

"Then went Samson down, and his father and his mother, to Timnah, and came to the vineyards of Timnah: and, behold, a young lion roared against him. And the Spirit of Jehovah came mightily upon him, and he rent him as he would have rent a kid; and he had nothing in his hand: but he told not his father or his mother what he had done." Judges 14:5-6
<p>Illustration of Samson fighting a lion barehanded.

Samson Slaying the Lion

"Then went Samson down, and his father and his mother, to Timnah, and came to the vineyards of Timnah:…

"And they slew a bullock, and brought the child to Eli." 1Samuel 1:25 KJV

The Young Samuel Brought to Eli

"And they slew a bullock, and brought the child to Eli." 1Samuel 1:25 KJV

"That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I." 1Samuel 3:4 KJV

The Call of Samuel

"That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I." 1Samuel 3:4 KJV

The sandman visiting a little boy as he sleeps.

Sandman

The sandman visiting a little boy as he sleeps.

A scene from the story, <em>The Sandpiper</em>.

The Sandpiper

A scene from the story, The Sandpiper.

The last appearance of the sangreal.

Sangreal

The last appearance of the sangreal.

"The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and commended her before Pharaoh: and the woman was taken into Pharaoh's house. " Genesis 12:15 KJV

The Egyptian King Taking the Wife of Abram

"The princes also of Pharaoh saw her, and commended her before Pharaoh: and the woman was taken into…

Scene from the story, "Battle of Saratoga."

Battle of Saratoga

Scene from the story, "Battle of Saratoga."

In the short story of The Holy Grail, the image depicts the ship arriving at the city of Sarras.

The Ship Approaches the City of Sarras

In the short story of The Holy Grail, the image depicts the ship arriving at the city of Sarras.

"Then said Saul unto his armourbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith; lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me. But his armourbearer would not; for he was sore afraid. Therefore Saul took a sword, and fell upon it." 1 Samuel 31:4 KJV

Saul Kills Himself by Falling on His Sword

"Then said Saul unto his armourbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith; lest these uncircumcised…

"Behold, this day thine eyes have seen how that the LORD had delivered thee to day into mine hand in the cave: and some bade me kill thee: but mine eye spared thee; and I said, I will not put forth mine hand against my lord; for he is the LORD'S anointed." 1 Samuel 24:10 KJV

David Spared the Sleeping Saul

"Behold, this day thine eyes have seen how that the LORD had delivered thee to day into mine hand in…

"And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven: And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?" Acts 9:3-4 KJV

Saul Struck to the Earth on His Way to Damascus

"And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from…

A scene from the story, <em>The Story of Alfred, The Saxon</em>.

The Saxon

A scene from the story, The Story of Alfred, The Saxon.

A scene from the story, <em>The Story of Alfred, The Saxon</em>.

The Saxon

A scene from the story, The Story of Alfred, The Saxon.

A scene from the story, <em>The Story of Alfred, The Saxon</em>.

The Saxon

A scene from the story, The Story of Alfred, The Saxon.

A scene from the story, <em>The Story of Alfred, The Saxon</em>.

The Saxon

A scene from the story, The Story of Alfred, The Saxon.

"But the goat, on which the lot fell to be the scapegoat, shall be presented alive before the LORD, to make an atonement with him, and to let him go for a scapegoat into the wilderness." Leviticus 16:10 KJV

Sending the Scapegoat into the Wilderness

"But the goat, on which the lot fell to be the scapegoat, shall be presented alive before the LORD,…

Scene from the story, "Squeaky and the Scare Box."

Scare Box

Scene from the story, "Squeaky and the Scare Box."

Master Will Scarlet standing proud.

Master Will Scarlet

Master Will Scarlet standing proud.

After arriving at the King of Brobdingnag's court, Gulliver is analyzed by three of the King's scholars.

Scholars with Gulliver

After arriving at the King of Brobdingnag's court, Gulliver is analyzed by three of the King's scholars.

The old husband and the young wife from Sheridan's School for Scandal.

School for Scandal

The old husband and the young wife from Sheridan's School for Scandal.

Scene from "How a Thistle Saved Scotland."

Scots

Scene from "How a Thistle Saved Scotland."

Poor servant scrubbing pots.

Scrubbing pots

Poor servant scrubbing pots.

From the book of stories by Oscar Wilde, The Selfish Giant is about a giant who closes his garden up so children do not play in it. Here, he realizes what he has done. His garden turned to winter when he closed it off from children.

The Selfish Giant

From the book of stories by Oscar Wilde, The Selfish Giant is about a giant who closes his garden up…

Mark Twain illustrating an Italian newspaper as saying that one morning a man was standing up in a sitting posture on top of a cart lost his equilibrium and fell on himself, with his left leg caught under one of the wheels of the cart.

Serious Disgrace on the Old Bridge

Mark Twain illustrating an Italian newspaper as saying that one morning a man was standing up in a sitting…

"And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived." Numbers 21:9 KJV

The Brazen Serpent

"And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent had…

Scene from the story, "The Seven Ravens."

Seven Ravens

Scene from the story, "The Seven Ravens."

Scene from the story, "The Seven Ravens."

Seven Ravens

Scene from the story, "The Seven Ravens."

A grand procession of silhouettes.

Shadow Parade

A grand procession of silhouettes.

A scene from the nursery rhyme, <em>She Forgot She Was Once A Gosling</em>.

She Forgot She Was Once A Gosling

A scene from the nursery rhyme, She Forgot She Was Once A Gosling.

There was an old woman who lived in a shoe; She had so many children she didn't know what to do; She gave them some broth without any bread; She whipped them all soundly and put them to bed.

She Lived in a Shoe

There was an old woman who lived in a shoe; She had so many children she didn't know what to do; She…

A duck talks to the sheep on the farm.

Sheep and Duck

A duck talks to the sheep on the farm.

A man rescuing two sheep from a blizzard with his dog.

Sheep Rescue

A man rescuing two sheep from a blizzard with his dog.

Scene from the story, "The Plaid Dress."

Shepherd

Scene from the story, "The Plaid Dress."

Shepherdess and Chimney-Sweep from "The Shepherdess and Chimney-Sweep."

Shepherdess and Chimney-Sweep

Shepherdess and Chimney-Sweep from "The Shepherdess and Chimney-Sweep."

Shepherdess and Chimney-Sweep from "The Shepherdess and Chimney-Sweep."

Shepherdess and Chimney-Sweep

Shepherdess and Chimney-Sweep from "The Shepherdess and Chimney-Sweep."

Scene from the story, "Sheridan's Ride."

Sheridan's Ride

Scene from the story, "Sheridan's Ride."

Scene from the story, "The Shipwreck."

Shipwreck

Scene from the story, "The Shipwreck."

There was an old woman who lived in a shoe; She had so many children she didn't know what to do; She gave them some broth without any bread; She whipped them all well and put them to bed.

Shoe

There was an old woman who lived in a shoe; She had so many children she didn't know what to do; She…

Scene from "Pinocchio."

Showman

Scene from "Pinocchio."

Scene from the story, "The Goddess of the Silkworm."

Si-ling

Scene from the story, "The Goddess of the Silkworm."

Scene from the story, "The Story of Siegfried."

Siegfried

Scene from the story, "The Story of Siegfried."

Scene from the story, "The Story of Siegfried."

Siegfried

Scene from the story, "The Story of Siegfried."

Scene from the story, "The Story of Siegfried."

Siegfried

Scene from the story, "The Story of Siegfried."

A sign warning of "No pirating on this ocean".

Sign with Bird on Top

A sign warning of "No pirating on this ocean".

The scene where Silas finds Eppie in the novel, Silas Marner by George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans).

Silas Finds Eppie

The scene where Silas finds Eppie in the novel, Silas Marner by George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans).

Silvio the villager from Ruggiero Leoncavallo's <em>Pacliacci.</em>

Silvio

Silvio the villager from Ruggiero Leoncavallo's Pacliacci.

Silvio the villager and Nedda, the wife of canio, from Ruggiero Leoncavallo's <em>Pacliacci.</em>

Silvio and Nedda

Silvio the villager and Nedda, the wife of canio, from Ruggiero Leoncavallo's Pacliacci.

"And they compel one Simon a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear his cross." Mark 15:21 KJV

Simon Compelled to Help Jesus Bear the Cross

"And they compel one Simon a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander…

Simple Simon met a pie-man going to the fair.

Simple Simon

Simple Simon met a pie-man going to the fair.

Simple Simon went a-fishing for to catch a whale. All the water he had got was in his mother's pail.

Simple Simon

Simple Simon went a-fishing for to catch a whale. All the water he had got was in his mother's pail.

He went for water in a sieve, but soon it all ran through.

Simple Simon

He went for water in a sieve, but soon it all ran through.

Scene from the story, "Simple Simon."

Simple Simon

Scene from the story, "Simple Simon."