Gris Grimly is an artist and storyteller who is based in the Los Angeles area best known for his darkly whimsical children's books . His first book Monster Museum, written by Marilyn Singer, was published in September of 2001 to critical acclaim. He then went on to illustrate the complete and uncensored story of Pinocchio written by Carlo Collodi in November 2002. In August of 2003 Gris released his first written and illustrated book Wicked Nursery Rhymes which became his most popular book to date. His following books included the sequel to Monster Museum titled Creature Carnival in April 2004. Edgar Allen Poe's Tales of Mystery and Madness came out in August of 2004. In April 2005 Gris releashed his personal fairy tale Little Jordan Ray's Muddy Spud. Grimericks written by Susan Pearson was released in July 2005 and this was followed by the sequel to his 2003 book Wicked Nursery Rhymes entitled Wicked Nursery Rhymes II in April 2006. In September of 2006 Boris and Bella written by Carolyn Crimi was released.
by Crusty_Crass August 24, 2006