I think I'm going to shut From My Bookshelf down for a while; maybe for good. I've been putting this together for quite a few years now and it's starting to feel a bit more of a chore. I'll keep my Goodreads & Instagram connected, but with the state of the world right now, I just want to read without worrying about making sure I post something about it. Who knows - when the world starts to make some semblance of sense again, I may start actively posting here again. Until then, as always, happy reading!

Monday, January 21, 2013

Gris Grimly's Wicked Nursery Rhymes by Gris Grimly

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Title: Gris Grimly's Wicked Nursery Rhymes
Author: Gris Grimly
Copyright: 2003
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780972938877
Publisher: Baby Tattoo Books
Author Website: Mad Creator Productions
Twitter: @GrisGrimly
Format: Hardcover
Rating: 4/5 stars

I do love Gris Grimley's art, and his Gris Grimley's Wicked Nursery Rhymes is no exception. Here, Grimley takes familiar nursery rhymes such as "Little Miss Muffet" and "Jack Be Nimble" and turns them upside down, giving them a decidedly darker and twisted flavor. His accompanying illustrations are just as deliciously dark and twisted. These are definitely not your childhood nursery rhymes, but are perfect for anyone who enjoys things just a little bit macabre.


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