The Most Depressing Children’s Picture Books Ever Written

Okay, Curious George didn’t really die from a drug overdose. But these shocking children’s picture books are just as depressing! There’s children’s picture books about the holocaust, the Los Angeles riots, and the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center…plus one about a court jester in a cancer ward — with a foreword written by Maurice Sendak!

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