These rhymes of A. Bootrus Walley are in the spirit of the nonsense poetry and oddball tales of Edward Lear, Shel Silverstein and Edward Gorey. There are ten of them and their unusual adventures will be a surprise and are meant to be enjoyed for what they are, nonsense poetry. And what of the rhymes’ author, A. Bootrus Walley? Well, he plans to be around for some time.
This collection of poems details the dark and humorous demise of thirteen townspeople, all of whom are as unpleasant and undesirable as the death through which they suffer. This book has a writing style similar to Edward Gorey, Roald Dahl, and Lemony Snicket.
This is the second volume of the hapless and humorous adventures of the beloved and pig-tailed Little Nell. The cartoon "girl who keeps on dying" is at it again with a new series of mis-adventures and the same funny and fatal outcomes.
The first in a series of short, "children's" poems starring the doe-eyed, plaid-jumpered Little Nell. Watch as in each four-lined poem, Little Nell is introduced, commits a foolishly amusing act, and then promptly dies....again and again and again.
A collection of mini stories and comics from the Odd Tales books by Steven Vincent.
This is Edward Gorey and Shel Silverstein after they finish off a handle of Jack and double team Mother Goose --Lollipop Magazine
It’s Fonna’s twelfth birthday, and her family has just moved to a new neighborhood. Unfortunately, Fonna never approved!
Fonna’s Change Mantel is an impassioned and devious story with a wonderful rhyming style that is witty and fun to read. Illustrated for the first time in color, Fonna and her friends brilliantly come alive on the pages as their free-spirited personalities uniquely interact.
With a new name and new soup-chef’s job at Leo’s Back End, Lydia Vivaldi thinks she’s home free--until she learns her best friend on Cape Cod took a fatal fall off a ladder. Only local artist Edgar Rowdey shares Lydia’s doubts about the “accident.” Can a Wampanoag cashier, a retired Broadway musical team, and a hippie bookstore clerk, among others, help these unlikely sleuths avert more deaths?