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Children’s picture book - with dark images and a dark family

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1leshi123
Edited: Nov 7, 2018, 3:00am Top

I read this about 12 years ago, around 2006, although at the time, I think it was still quite old.
It’s a picture book about a weird family and the images it uses are quite dark. Each page is a different room in their house. One room was in the houses attic and was the location where zombies were brought to life, another room was filled with moths in jars. It had a dog who had a red ball, and showed the houses backyard with a big tree. It was weirdly dark, yet I loved it and would love to know it’s name. Please help me find this book!

Also the word morbid was used

2Petroglyph
Nov 7, 2018, 4:03pm Top

Could it have been a book illustrated by Edward Gorey? Some examples of his art style are here.

3leshi123
Nov 10, 2018, 3:51pm Top

Thank you for your help! But sadly no, the book was in colour and almost had a kind to Tim burton vibe to how it was portrayed. The help is very much appreciated though 😊

4Petroglyph
Nov 10, 2018, 9:14pm Top

Yeah, it was a shot in the dark. I'm not really au courant with English-language illustrated children's books. Best of luck with your query, though!

5nwytg2
Apr 15, 12:09am Top

Was this by any chance A Day with Wilbur Robinson by William Joyce? I found your message while I was searching for the name of that book and thought it sounded similar.

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