Don't Dawdle Dorothy!
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Dorothy is faced with a long walk home after a tiring morning shopping with her mother. As they set off, we are presented with a bird's eye view of the track home as it meanders through a forest, then up the hill, across a field of sunflowers and past a clump of bushes and along a sheep path. It is a daunting journey as Dorothy encounters en route a wicked witch, a snow queen, an ogre, a bear and a tiger who all echo her mother's enjoinder, 'don't dawdle, Dorothy'. Eventually Dorothy reaches home. The framing of the initial spreads is abandoned as the pictures begin to reflect Dorothy's fantastic journey homeward. Harvey's soft pencil outlines barely contain the energy imparted by the vibrant hues of her palette as they swirl together to give an effect of a breeze blowing through the pages, propelling Dorothy forwards.