That Naughty Pipe: A Scary Tale of the Pied Piper & Gremlins

That Naughty Pipe: A Scary Tale of the Pied Piper & Gremlins


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Succumb to the dark magic of this adult coloring book by artist Amy Kollar Anderson and author Rob E. Boley.

THAT NAUGHTY PIPE: A SCARY TALE OF THE PIED PIPER & GREMLINS pairs intricate visuals with a brand-new dark fantasy story. This twisted tale takes place in the world from horror scribe Rob E. Boley's SCARY TALES novels, which feature mash-ups of your favorite fairy tale characters and classic horror monsters.

In a remote village, a young deaf orphan named Wilhelmina has befriended a mischief of rats. The village elders hire a mysterious Piper to exterminate the rats but then refuse to pay for his services. The vengeful Piper uses his wicked magic to turn the villagers' children into mischievous gremlins hell-bent on destroying the town. It's up to Wilhelmina to make things right, but she has her own agenda . . .

The story is whimsically illustrated by artist Amy Kollar Anderson's surreal aesthetics, as she marries realistic forms with decorative design elements that will be both fun and relaxing for the reader to color. So that the text compliments the work, rather than clutters it, the story is printed on alternating pages, allowing Amy's art to take up the entire page. The result is seamless harmony between story and art, allowing the reader to immerse in a narrative journey while simultaneously bringing this unforgettable tale to life in living color.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781940078281
Publisher: Howling Unicorn Press
Publication date: 12/01/2016
Series: Scary Tales
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Artist Amy Kollar Anderson creates surreal narrative paintings inspired by natural forms, decorative arts, and her love of animals. She was awarded three of the Reimagining Works commissions for the Dayton Metro Library in 2014-15 and the Montgomery County Artist Fellowship Grant in 2007. She received her B.F.A. from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and her Master of Humanities, with a focus in Fine Arts, from Wright State University. Until recently, she was the Gallery Coordinator for the Rosewood Gallery, but left that position to pursue her art career full-time. Currently, she lives with her husband and their four cats in Dayton, Ohio. Visit her online at

Author Rob E. Boley grew up in Enon, Ohio, a little town with a big Indian mound. He later earned a B.A. and M.A. in English from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Best known for his horror fantasy novels, The Scary Tales, his short fiction has also appeared in several markets, including A cappella Zoo, Pseudopod, Necrotic Tissue, and Best New Werewolf Tales. His stories have won Best in Show in the Sinclair Community College Creative Writing Contest (2013) and the Dayton Daily News/Antioch Writers' Workshop Short Story Contest (2012). He lives with his daughter in Dayton, Ohio, where he works for his alma mater. Visit him online at

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