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Scary Clowns

2.6 of 5 stars 2.60  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  2 reviews

"So view, and get over it." And so begins the lighthearted attempt of Scary Clowns to relieve coulrophobes of their fear of "grotesquely made-up men wearing overly large trousers, huge shoes, and a red nose."

This fear may seem as amusing as the characters that inspire it, but numerous support groups and hundreds of Web sites are dedicated to coulrophobia. Horror movies fe

Hardcover, 128 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by Andrews McMeel Publishing (first published 2006)
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Coulrophobia: coul·ro·pho·bi·a [kool-ruh-foh-bee-uh]
Extreme or irrational fear of clowns.

As I mentioned in a previous clown book review - Clown Paintings - - I'm not afraid of clowns, though plenty of people are... Jordan Gaines Lewis, a science writer, reports that researchers surveyed over 250 children, aged four to 16, and found clowns to be "universally disliked" by all ages.

But why?

"People are typically frightened by things which are wrong in some way, wrong in a disturbingly unfamili
Liz Schuster
I never liked clowns... scared the living out of me
However, it was another great addition to the "Scary" collection. I didn't like very much how they didn't say some pictures were pop-ups.
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