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Book details
  • Genre:HUMOR
  • SubGenre:Form / Pictorial
  • Language:English
  • Pages:28
  • Paperback ISBN:9781736574874

Peculiar People and the Pets Who Love Them

by Justin Moroyan

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Overview
"Peculiar People and the Pets Who Love Them" is a darkly whimsical and addictively humorous picture book that tells the stories of 12 fantastically weird people and their equally strange and adoring pets.
Description
"Peculiar People and the Pets Who Love Them"…lovingly written and illustrated by Justin Moroyan, is a darkly-whimsical and addictively-humorous picture book that tells the stories of 12 fantastically weird people and their equally strange and adoring pets. These stories revolve around characters who are gloriously abnormal. They embrace that attribute, and don't shy away from being their unique, spectacular selves. Like Madam Rosette and her poodle, Josette, who only enjoy "bad" smells…or Samurai Megasaki, who is addicted to water but also allergic to it. Each 2-page spread welcomes you into wondrous, stunningly detailed, vibrant illustrations, and stories that are guaranteed to capture your imagination and tickle your grey matter. Each time you explore it, you'll discover new secrets and symbolism that delve you deeper into captivating worlds you will inexorably fall in love with.
About the author
I'm an illustrator and writer, and I've always loved expressing myself on paper...the ability to work within a space where I can make anything happen has always been a form of therapy for me. It's one of the reasons I love the Fantasy and Sci-Fi genres so much. "That's the wonderful thing about crayons. They can take you to more places than a starship." (Guinan, Star Trek: The Next Generation) I share an affinity for dark humor with some of my atypical real-life superheroes, like Tim Burton, Charles Addams, Edward Gorey, and Wes Anderson. Of course, I can't leave out the wondrously enchanting worlds created by Dr. Seuss and Disney, which fertilized my drive to invent worlds of my very own growing up, and still, to this day. I tend to gravitate towards humorous stories about social ineptitude, mad science, the supernatural, and wonderfully addictive, perfectly imperfect, B-movie-like humor and exaggerated characters. I love diving down the rabbit hole of my mind and exploring strange new worlds. "All we can do, Scully, is pull the thread and see what it unravels." (Fox Mulder, The X-Files)

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