An utterly fascinating and wryly composed collection of companion stories to Edward Gorey's alphabetical illustrations in 'The Gashlycrumb Tinies'. These darkly humorous tales capture the essence of wit and satire with one tale for each child depicted in Gorey's most famous illustrations.
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A House with a Clock in its Walls by John Bellairs;
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