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The Dangerous Alphabet by Neil Gaiman
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May 09, 2008

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bookshelves: abc, picturebooks
Read in May, 2008

Being a collector of alphabet books, and an admirer of Neil Gaiman, how could I resist this combination? And some of the letters are quite well done--"G is for Good, as in hero, and and Morning;"--but as a whole the creation is too contrived, the story too silly, the "cleverness" just a bit too clever. The illustrations are Tim Burton-esque, and the "plot" ever so Lemony Snickett. It had such potential!

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