Welcome to nursery rhyme crimes solved by an adult detective. Find out why the dish abducted the spoon, and whether ransom or something kinkier was involved. Learn who really mutilated the three blind mice, and why. Discover the truth about the sheep in the alley. More
Have you ever wondered about all the crime in fairy tales? For example:Why did the dish abduct the spoon? Was there ransom involved? Who mutilated the three blind mice, and why? Was Willie Winkie a misunderstood somnambulist or a peeping tom? What was Miss Peep really doing with those sheep? Was Jack Sprat anorexic, or did his wife snarf all his food? NOW IT CAN BE TOLD! David Kopaska-Merkel's grim tour-de-farce, Nursery Rhyme Noir, details some three dozen of the most egregious offenses solved by Kopaska-Merkel's intrepid detective, Hasp Deadbolt. With noirish illustrations and cover by A. R. Stone.