“More magical than I had dreamed, and more varied.
Some are as small as flowers, some as tall as I,
and all sizes between but all seem to exist
as a celebration of nature’s enchantment. “
Voyage of the Basset is
a fantasy novel published in 1996.
It was written and illustrated by James C. Christensen
in collaboration with Renwick St. James
and Alan Dean Foster.
It is about a widowed Victorian era professor,
Algernon Aisling, his two daughters,
Miranda and Cassandra, and their
adventure on a ship called The Basset.