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Edward Gorey- The Gashlycrumb Tinies (1963)

We had this in our house as a kid and it used to freak me out!  As Maria Popova (whose article I got the pics from) so astutely points out, it’s Tim Burton way before Tim Burton, and Edgar Allen Poe long after Edgar Allen Poe.  Amazing! 

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    memorized this for a poetry reading in second grade oh goodness
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