Summary: A collection of fifteen works by Edward Gorey, featuring his gothic pen and ink illustrations, and often gruesome story lines.
Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1981
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 GOR
Summary: A collection of writings by Swiss author Robert Walser, including journal entries, stories, notes on literature, biographical sketches, fables, and anecdotes.
Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2001
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAU
Summary: These playful verses by a celebrated poet have delighted readers and cat lovers around the world ever since they were gathered for publication in 1939. As Valerie Eliot has pointed out, there are a number of references to cats in T.S. Eliot's work, but it was to his godchildren, particularly Tom Faber and Alison Tandy, in the 1930s, that he first revealed himself as "Old Possum" and for whom he...
Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1982
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 811 Elliot
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult, Call number: 821 ELI
1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 821 ELI
Summary: From the Publisher: One of Hilaire Belloc's most famous works, "Cautionary Tales for Children" satirizes a genre of admonitory children's literature popular in England in the late 18th and 19th centuries. The seven stories contained in this work are macabre parodies of childhood lessons, and will entertain more sophisticated readers who can appreciate these tales of disproportionate...
Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2002
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 821.912 BEL
Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR
Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006