Author(s): Hilaire Belloc
Highlights humorous accounts of the consequences of bad behavior and general misconduct, including the tales of Jim, "who ran away from his nurse and was eaten by a lion," and Matilda, "who told lies and was burned to death.".
PRAISE FOR EDWARD GOREY
"Invaluable to Gorey-ites."--"The New York Review of Books"
"A marvelously entertaining volume . . . I came down on these pages like a wolf on the flock, and devoured them in an afternoon."--"The Washington Post Book World"
"A master of a genre of graphic storytelling and a brilliant draftsman."--"The New York Times Book Review"
"A man of enormous erudition . . . An artist and writer of genius."--"The New Yorker"
"An American original . . . One of this century's foremost eccentric geniuses."--"Print Magazine"