The book is a wonderful read with beautiful illustrations.
Edward Gorey's dark subversion of children's alphabet books is a tiny book guaranteed to bring a sinister smile to the face of every one with a twisted sense of humor.
We laugh now, but books like this were actually read to young children to warn them of the woes of society and the wages of living like children.
I'd never heard of Edward Gorey till this book was a recent Amazon recommendation when I purchased 'Struwwelpeter'. Read morePublished 17 hours ago by sally tarbox
This book is exactly what I thought it would be and more. Each page is filled with darkly humorous lines about the characters from A-Z.Published 15 days ago by Kay Abell
If you are a bit dark and you have kids - this is just too cool!
It can be instructive for learning the alphabet - but frankly anyone
who has humor that is a bit dark... Read more
I love Edward Gorey books and this one especially. It was the 1st Gorey book I ever owned and I have sent so many copies to all my friends. Read morePublished 1 month ago by NellieB