Two and One
Posted 9 years ago and submitted by David Procter | Share link:


I was recently asked to illustrate the story of a woodcutter and his wife who are granted three wishes. When given a bowl of beetroot soup he mistakenly wishes he could just eat something nice like a sausage for once. Upon the appearance of the sausage on his plate his wife exclaims that she wishes the sausage would hang from his nose, a feeling immediately thrown back by the woodcutter and hence we end up with the sorry state of affairs that I have drawn up.

The story appears in “The Seed & Other Fairy Tales” by Joseph Hillenbrand which is available for your Kindle now from Amazon.

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David Procter is a British illustrator living in Hong Kong, where, armed with his trusty mapping pens and bottles of ink, he produces his darkly comic, and often surreal, illustrat… Show more.

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