The Art of Edward Gorey


My good friend Christina introduced me to author and illustrator Edward Gorey during a trip to NYC many years ago. Edward Gorey is famous for ghoulish events that happen to small children. His little books are filled with intricate drawings of ill tidings upon unsuspecting youth. While some of his stories may be a little macabre, I love these little books. Some of my favorites include The Gashlycrumb Tinies and Cautionary Tales for Children.


2 comments:

Stina said...

have you checked out the Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy? it's by Tim Burton. same dark theme---very funny though. It's one of my favorites.

Janaan said...

Ooh. I will have to check it out. Happy Birthday, by the way!