The Donald Boxed Book Set
About the Author
PETER F. NEUMEYER (b. 1929) is the author, editor, or translator of more than a dozen books of prose and poetry for children and adults. His collaborations with Edward Gorey include Donald and the . . . , Donald Has a Difficulty (see The Donald Boxed Set, A205), and Why We Have Day and Night (A196). The personal correspondence between Neumeyer and Gorey is collected in Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey & Peter F. Neumeyer (A197). He resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
About Edward Gorey
EDWARD ST. JOHN GOREY (1925–2000) is famous for the honored bounty of books he wrote and illustrated, featuring his distinctive humor and astonishingly detailed crosshatch ink drawings. Creator of more than one hundred works, Gorey also was a successful contributor to theater from Cape Cod to Broadway; his production of Dracula on Broadway garnered two Tony Awards (Best Revival and Best Costumes). He is also well known as the creator of the animation images in the PBS series Mystery! Read his full bio here.