Life with Leo

June 29, 2008

Edward Gorey would have loved this

Filed under: Uncategorized — fehlhaber @ 9:23 pm


Topics covered in “The Book of Accidents, designed for Young Children”, courtesy of the Beinecke Library  :

  • Playing with Horses
  • Playing with Candles
  • Scalded at the Table
  • Tossed by a Bull
  • Riding a Wild Horse
  • Playing with Knives
  • Playing with Fire-Arms
  • Playing with Fire
  • Throwing Stones
  • Falling out of a Coach
  • A Boy Drowning
  • Climbing on Chairs
  • Boys Fighting
  • Falling out of a Window
  • Troubling the Cook
  • Tumbling Downs Stairs
  • Climbing Trees
  • Crossing Streets
  • Worrying Dogs
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1 Comment »

  1. Wow, they go straight to the point on the horses chapter “Being kicked by them is almost certain death!” … but I’m most scared of “Falling out of a coach”. Great find, Kristen!

    Comment by Ellen S. — July 1, 2008 @ 12:51 pm


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