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'Ooooh, Yuck!' New Tales for Kids in 'NastyBook'

May 29, 2005 (Weekend Edition Sunday)

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Author Barry Yourgrau offers children cruel, twisted and shockingly mischievous cautionary tales in NastyBook.

The tales present an up-to-date twist on the monstrous tradition established by fabulists from Aesop to Hans Christian Andersen.

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