By Matthew Burgess, illustrated by Marc Majewski

Alfred A. Knopf, 2024

ISBN: 9781984893802

48 pages, 8.5 x 0.55 x 11 inches


From an acclaimed author and illustrator team, here is a definitive picture book biography about a true original and creative genius: Edward Gorey.

Discover the unique childhood and life of the enigmatic and eccentric Edward Gorey whose artwork and books had a profound impact on creators such as Neil Gaiman, Lemony Snicket, and Tim Burton.

Even as a young boy, readers learn that Edward constantly forged his own path, passions, and pursuits never forsaking his individuality for fame.This brilliant picture book biography is paired with a whimsical art style that captures the unrelenting creativity Edward brought to his playfully macabre creations.


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