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art and literature gift parcel

• a gift parcel of art and literature for yourself or a friend

• includes one copy of Punishing Ugly Children –– a collection of short stories, each one introduced by an illustration

• an original work of library card art (an ink-brush illustration on a vintage library card)

• a cigar-tin story –– an original short story printed on an accordion card, tucked into a dessert cigar tin with an original painting on the cover; the painting is protected with a coat of varnish; the story inside this tin, entitled, "Who is it?", is about a former television star who reluctantly takes a phone interview, and the terrible conversation that follows

• a photographic print from my 'Trouble' series

• an accordion art card

• a giant art print, 36 x 24 inches, folded in the map style, from a series of watercolours done on existing postcards (this one is called "don't worry about it, Helen")

• all snugly packed into a 8.5 x 11 inch bubble envelope, decorated with an art stamp (in this instance, a Matisse)

• if this is a gift for a friend, I am happy to include a personal note

• I take some pride in the parcels I send; please read the reviews of this shop

Give the gift of art! Feel the thrill of mail again! Surprise a friend!

Shipping from Canada

Processing time

1-3 business days

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 21 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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  • To communicate with you about your order
  • To fulfill your order
  • For legal reasons (like paying taxes)

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