Friday, February 22, 2013

Happy Birthday Edward Gorey!

Wherever you are...

Truly an ingenious man, who lived the later part of his life in our own Cape Cod.  You can dress in your finest Gothic Victorian garb and visit his house!

He may have written about beastly things
happening to children, but he loved cats.
If you don't know who the heck Edward Gorey is, you can get started by reading The Gashlycrumb Tinies, one of the most famous and macabre alphabet books on record.

This was my first introduction to his work:

And I wonder now as I did then, "Why doesn't she just untie her feet?"


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