Qty:1
  • List Price: $19.99
  • Save: $4.35 (22%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Acceptable | Details
Sold by BOOKsKC
Condition: Used: Acceptable
Comment: Library copy with standard markings. Book may or may not have date stamp, lib card env. etc Book contents in good shape. Back cover loose from binding. All proceeds from purchases from BOOKsKC go to benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City, a nonprofit organization which provides job services, training, and employment to individuals with disabilities.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 3 images

Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Death and Dementia Hardcover – August 4, 2009


See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$15.64
$11.37 $6.41
Unknown Binding
"Please retry"
Best%20Books%20of%202014


Frequently Bought Together

Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Death and Dementia + Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Madness + Gris Grimly's Frankenstein
Price for all three: $48.54

Buy the selected items together
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Kindle FreeTime Unlimited
Free one month trial
Get unlimited access to thousands of kid-safe books, apps and videos, for one low price, with Amazon FreeTime Unlimited. Get started for free. Learn more

Product Details

  • Age Range: 11 - 14 years
  • Grade Level: 6 - 9
  • Hardcover: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (August 4, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1416950257
  • ISBN-13: 978-1416950257
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.7 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #199,859 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

From School Library Journal

Grade 7 Up—Four of Poe's morbid short stories are adapted for teens in this heavily illustrated presentation: "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether," "The Oblong Box," and "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar." Grimly intersperses his horror-infused ink-and-watercolor cartoon art throughout Poe's putrid prose. The effect is an offering that bridges graphic and traditional print formats. Great for readers who adore the gothic and the gruesome.—Richelle Roth, Boone County Public Library, KY END

About the Author

Gris Grimly lives in Pasadena, California, where he runs the Mad Creator Studio. He is also the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling The Dangerous Alphabet by Neil Gaiman, Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Madness and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. He also wrote and illustrated Gris Grimly’s Wicked Nursery Rhymes. You can learn more about him at www.madcreator.com.

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Amazon Author Rankbeta 

(What's this?)

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
12
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See all 12 customer reviews
Highly recommend this book and others by this illustrator.
Joey
Not to mention, that the illustrations are gorgeous and add nice visual detail to the short stories!
kris737
I have been a big fan of Edgar Allen Poe since his work was introduced to me!
hmaddox

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By kris737 on April 6, 2013
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I own several Poe books, but they are all big and bulky. This is a great size and filled with some of my favorite reads. Not to mention, that the illustrations are gorgeous and add nice visual detail to the short stories!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Kara Whiplash on August 7, 2009
Format: Hardcover
This book is great! It has beautiful and creepy illustrations on each page by Grimly along with Poe's writings. It's a good book to read with school age children for the Halloween season or for teenagers and up who will appreciate the cheeky accompanying artwork. Very cute in a creepy way!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Shelley D. Brook on May 6, 2010
Format: Hardcover
Who doesn't love Poe? Who doesn't love Gris Grimly? Put them together and wow! what a combo!!! I had the pleasure of meeting Gris Grimly at a book signing for one of his very rare East Coast appearances. I just really love his style of art, so when I found out about this book coming out, I immediately knew I had to purchase it. You won't be disappointed.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
excellent book esp., illustrations; very satisfied. graphic pictures enhance terror of stories greatly; highly recommended. to all Poe fans and others alike.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By jason l vanden heuvel on June 24, 2013
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Honestly this was not what I expected, but seeing as I blindly purchased this it was more than expected and a great looking product. Thanks so much
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
By Brooke on May 5, 2013
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
The illustrations are amazing, very fun book to read! I gave this as a gift to a future English teacher and she thought it was great!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?