The Dangerous Alphabet

The Dangerous Alphabet

Neil Gaiman and Gris Grimly give the world a quirky offering in a tale of adventure for young kids who are not used to the alphabet book norm. This paring of talented individuals unload a landscape of word and image that flow in unison. Neil Gaiman is no stranger in creating fantastic conjurings of new realms as his tongue of dangerous words take us to a journey of adventure and Gris Gimly is your visual guide to Neil’s words.

Two children, treasure map in hand, and their pet gazelle sneak past their father, out of their house, and into a world beneath the city, where monsters and pirates roam.


Will they find the treasure? Will they make it out alive?



The Dangerous Alphabet is a tale of adventure, piracy, danger, and heroism told in twenty-six alphabetical lines—although even the alphabet is not to be relied upon here. A delightfully dangerous journey from national bestselling author Neil Gaiman and the monstrously talented Gris Grimly, The Dangerous Alphabet is sure to captivate and chill.