Janet // 鲍 蓉 (selbian) wrote in nostalgia_books,
Janet // 鲍 蓉
selbian
nostalgia_books

candy man?

even the internet, with its vast resources, couldn't show me the way. at least, not easily.

i've been so frustrated over finding a rather eerie children's book about a candy man who had a friendly, peppermint-smelling mask to hide the fact that he was decaying underneath. i think he attempted to lure away a boy, but the boy's sister eventually figured out that the candy man was not to be trusted.

the illustrations in the book were fantastic and tim-burton/lane-smith-esque, if that helps in any way.

i would be greatly indebted to anyone who knows the title of this story. thank you!

x-posted to storybookland
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 3 comments