Edward Gorey Sticker Book
There are a few things you should know about the artist Edward Gorey, the creator of the creatures in this sticker book: Mr. Gorey wrote and illustrated over 100 books during his lifetime; he also designed stage sets and costumes, wrote plays, and created the animated introduction for a TV series calledMystery!He drew a zoosize menagerie of fantastic beastssome creepy, others lovable, others monstrous or just plain oddas well as a slew of peculiar people. His characters are instantly recognizable because he always drew them in a pen-and-ink crosshatch style. Gorey gave his creatures wonderful, playful names; for example, figbash and wuggly ump. His stories often involved mystery and intrigue; people disappearing and other bizarre mishaps. And Edward Gorey loved the ballet and was VERY fond of cats, something you might already have guessed.
With this sticker book, you get to play with 50 of Goreys characters from several of his books, including The Black Doll, Dancing Cats, The Doubtful Guest, The Epiplectic Bicycle, and The Gashlycrumb Tinies. There are 185 stickers in all with images of Count Dracula, iceskating polar bears and alligators, several figbashes in ballet slippers, children astride weird dogs, and more.
Publisher: Pomegranate Communications | Pub Date: September 01, 2012 | Format: Paperback | Pages: 8 | Dimensions: 0.1" H x 10.8" L x 8.5" W | 0.25 lbs