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The Twelve Terrors of Christmas Hardcover – May 1, 2006
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About the Author
Edward Gorey (1925 2000) is famous for the bounty of books he wrote
and illustrated, filling more than one hundred works with his unique
humor and distinctly crosshatched characters.
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Top Customer Reviews
I'm only disappointed that Updike isn't as good a vehicle for Gorey's illustrations as Gorey himself. I was hoping for another dose Gashlycrumb Tinies (Gorey at his best) but I set my hopes too high with this collaboration.
Twelve Terrors is a bedtime story that steers kids away from piggish consumerism, carries them through angry cynicism, and finally ushers them into thoughtful enlightenment.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
I was disappointed in this book. While I love the illustrations, the stories left a lot to be desired. I paid way too much for what I got. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Tammy Setzer Denton
This is a perfect quick, unique read. Illustration and story are quirky. Truly an Edward Gorey classic. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Cozy
I collect anything Edward Gorey, and was happy to find this little treasure to add to my collection. The illustrations are superb, and the story ain't bad, either.Published 7 months ago by Zimster
Really tiny book, took all of five minutes to finish it. I passed it along to my daughter, and she'll pass it along to her brother, so everyone will get a chance to see it. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Gardenia 15
I purchased two of these hardback books for stocking stuffers, as I love the dark humor and drawings of Gorey. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Andy