Monday, September 22, 2008
"A is for Amy who fell down the stairs. B is for Basil assaulted by bears. C is for Clara who wasted away. D is for Desmond thrown out of a sleigh... "
The Gashlycrumb Tinies (1963) was written and illustrated by Edward Gorey.
You can read an online edition of this delightfully macabre book (with the illustrations) here.