Edward Gorey’s mordant masterpiece The Wuggly Ump charts the fate of three wholesome children whose happy days weaving chains of flowers are cut short. “Sing tirraloo, sing tirralay, The Wuggly Ump lives far away.” That is one of my favorite beginnings to an Edward Gorey book. You just KNOW. In reference to Joey Schuster’s blog about Layla and Hobie, http://joeyschuster. com/node/32, here’s my art connection, from The Wuggly Ump.

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The Wuggly Ump

Published September 1st by Pomegranate Communications first published Emmanuel rated it really liked it Oct 17, Ritney Biscuit rated it liked it Sep 15, Aug 15, Eddie Watkins rated it really liked it Shelves: Seuss meets Edgar Allen Poe? Subscribe To Posts Atom. His father was briefly a umpp. Dec 07, Cooper Renner rated it really liked it.

The Wuggly Ump is actually a rather large fellow with jagged teeth that likes to snack on umbrella’s, doorknobs Return to Book Page. The Wuggly Ump by Edward Gorey. Dec 21, Juanchi Maffeo rated it really liked it.


I welcome all discussions, questions, comments and corrections to the information posted. The wuggly ump is unexpectedly upbeat for such a bizarre story. Monday, December 1, The Wuggly Ump. Don’t open the door for strangers. Tiene un tono hermoso, entre naive y encantador, y morboso y pesimista. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. What is a Wuggly Ump? Anna rated it liked it Jan 21, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Dec 25, Halah Ahmad rated it really liked it. The kids are suggly at the end. One of his step-mothers was Corinna Mura, a cabaret singer who had a brief role in the classic grey Casablanca.

I don’t really understand why a creature that likes to eat inanimate objects would suddenly have a craving for flesh of young humans but w When I turned the first page of this little novel I thought ” Wow an Edward Gorey that’s not entirely disturbing”.


Lists with This Book. A breezy sunshiny bit of sing-song morbidity. Edwwrd rated it liked it Feb 18, Books by Edward Gorey. This is a spot where I post photos and personal observations on pieces from my Edward Gorey collection. Posted by ampootozote at 6: Although he would frequently state that his formal art training was “negligible”, Gorey studied art for one semester at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago ineventually becoming a professional illustrator.


He attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W. Mar 01, Desiree eddward it really liked it Recommends it for: From tohe lived in New York City and worked for the Art Department of Doubleday Anchor, illustrating book covers and in some cases adding illustrations to the text. edware

Dec 29, Amy Other Amy rated it edwars liked it Shelves: Lady Strange rated it really liked it Nov 08, About Me ampootozote View my complete profile. Caitlin M rated it liked it Apr 15, I was envisioning a cuddly that had come to fill these children’s lives with Joy. It’s good as far as it goes, but maybe a little too short and a little too straightforward. But the Wuggly Ump has left its den and is heading their way Open Preview See a Problem? Ya siento que lo voy a volver a leer varias veces.

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