Books: Delightfully Dark Storybooks

All of Edward Gorey’s work.

…and all of Gris Grimly’s stories.

Scary Stories Boxed Set

Monster Mama- Liz Rosenberg and Stephen Gammell

The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories- Tim Burton

Cinderella Skeleton- Rob D. San Souci and David Catrow

Mr. Punch- Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean

Signal to Noise- Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean

Violent Cases- Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean

Actually, check out anything by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean

The Spider and the Fly- Mary Howitt and Tony DiTerlizzi

The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher- Molly Bang

The Soap Lady- Renee French

The Bearskinner- Laura Amy Schiltz and Max Grafe

The Halloween Tree- Ray Bradbury and Joseph Mugnaini

Vunce Upon a Time- J. Otto Seibold and Siobhan Vivian

Skelly the Skeleton Girl- Jimmy Pickering


5 Responses to “Books: Delightfully Dark Storybooks”

  1. stork_angel Says:

    This is so wonderful that you are inspiring others through your site! You rock!

  2. northwoodsgirl Says:

    You raided my bookshelves!

    I’m a children’s librarian, folk & fairy tale scholar, and writer, who also LOVES Alexander’s art work, which I first came across at Deviant Art a couple years ago. Isn’t he wonderful?

  3. It takes about 10 days from, dnneedipg on availability and shipping. And yes, you can only do air mail, and it costs a lot. Typically, if I’m ordering from, I try and make the order at least $100 to make up for the shipping costs. You may also want to look and see if the “UK version” of something is available on can’t remember how long it took with cdjapan, but I remember being surprised at how quickly I got the Ghibli “Thank You, Mr. Lasseter” documentary dvd.

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