WHY WE LOVE IT: We're big Jim Henson fans, and thing could be more exciting than getting the velization of The Dark Crystal adapted by A.C.H. Smith and personally overseen by Jim Henson back in print, and for the first time in hardcover! WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: This beautiful hardcover includes illustrations and concept designs by legendary illustrator and concept artist Brian Froud (The Goblins of Labyrinth, Faeries) that have never been published, as well as an exclusive peek into Jim Henson's creative process with over 20 never-before-seen pages of his detailed tes on an early draft of the adaptation. WHAT IT'S ABOUT: The story of the cult classic Jim Henson film The Dark Crystal, wonderfully adapted for prose by author and playwright A.C.H. Smith.
Jim Henson is the founder of The Jim Henson Company and created puppet characters for Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock and other programs. Brian Froud is a fantasy illustrator whose work inspired the characters in Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth. His other works include Faeries and Goblins.