- Unknown Binding
- Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) (October 31, 1997)
- ASIN: B001TIC6TA
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (268 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,218,112 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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.
Edward Gorey is a clever artist and story teller. This little book is a macabre alphabet, subtitled "After the Outing". Read morePublished 10 days ago by Happy Baker
hysterical and wonderful... Found a copy of this, for all to read...in Jerome, AZ, at a funky little restaurant, called the Bordello...great food. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Patti Martin
I first became acquainted with Gorey watching PBS Mystery years ago with my son. The alphabet books remain charmingly bizarre and I have given this copy to my teenage... Read morePublished 1 month ago by kean