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One of New York Public Library's Best Books for Kids 2020

Amazon Best Books of the Month March: Nonfiction for Kids

Amazon Editors' Pick Best Nonfiction for Kids

AML Picture Book Award 2020

"A stellar biography, as creepy and fun as its subject."—Kirkus, STARRED Review

"This playful picture book biography is a wonderful and unique introduction to Edward Gorey's life and work."—School Library Journal,  STARRED Review

"Author biographies in picture book form are difficult to do well, but Mortensen and Bristol have partnered to make this one as good as it gets. Do not miss this book!"—San Francisco Book Review

"[A] quiet affirmation that being different is interesting—and interesting stories are the very best kind." Booklist

"Then, one day, young Edward read the whimsical Alice in Wonderland and the frightfully gruesome Dracula, one after the other."

NONSENSE! The Curious Story of Edward Gorey