I had a dream. The sky was red the sun was dead. Our neighborhood had just been bombed and the houses started to float. Amidst the debris the creatures came. And then I woke up.
The Heart in the Jar
At a time when the people around her are trying to rid themselves of pain by removing their hearts, a girl comes across a heart preserved in jar and tries to return it to its owner. But something far more sinister is going on, and when she discovers someone is stealing all the hearts, she teams up with the timid heart owner in search of the heart thief.
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Steve the Elk Hates Everything
Steve the Elk Hates Everything is a story about a girl and her elk who set out on a marvelous vacation, except Steve is not one for travelling and hates it all. Fancy hotel soaps or meteor mochas, Steve hates it all, or does he?
The Upside Down City
“A little bit East and even more North, if you look up in the sky, you’ll see a floating city. Actually, you’ll see two cities, but even the first city didn’t know about the second one. You see, the first one is stuck to the bottom of the second one and they had completely forgotten about each other. They stopped visiting ages ago, something about a great cavernous abyss separating them and maybe a monster? Either way, no one concerned themselves with it and kept to their clay cottages. At least almost everyone...”
Moon, by Kerilynn Wilson, is a mythological retelling of how the phases of the moon came to be.
Excerpts are from the short story Splat by Hannah Forster
The Boy and the Bug
The Tuesday I went to the Moon
The Tuesday I went to the Moon tells the tale of Rose-Marie who lives in a town of monotonous melancholy. Everyday is the same as the last but today, Tuesday, will be different. She will build a ladder to the moon.
Abyss is a short story written by Ruth Dahlin and illustrated by Kerilynn Wilson.