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Faeries [With Poster and 8 Frameable Prints]

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Publisher Comments:

A quarter of a century after its initial publication, and with more than a million copies in print worldwide, Brian Froud and Alan Lees Faeries is a certified fantasy classic. Now, Froud and Lee return to their most enduring and beloved work in this deluxe anniversary edition. This ultimate collectors book features eight new pieces of art by Froud and Lee with the original pencil drawings and watercolors.

 

More than just a reissue, this deluxe revised and updated edition contains essays from both Froud and Lee on the continuing influence of Faeries. There is also a foreword by bestselling author Jane Yolen.

 

Synopsis:

Edited by David Larkin. Two talented artists explore the world of faeries in myths, legends, and folklore.

Synopsis:

Following in the footsteps of Trolls, Brian and Wendy Froud lead readers deep into the world of faeries. Humans throughout history have always had special relationships and bonds with faeries, whether loving and helpful or at times destructive. This new book explores that complex relationship and the liminal state between the human and faery world where interaction occurs.

In Brian Froudandrsquo;s Faeriesandrsquo; Tales, readers encounter individual faeries, each with a story to uncover, as told by the faeries themselves. Many of the stories are familiar to humans, but the andldquo;trueandrdquo; story is told by the faeries. Similar to the Trolls fragments, the faeriesandrsquo; tales are coupled with portraits and interspersed with drawings and studies of the mysterious and enchanting folk who travel back and forth between the human world and theirs.

About the Author

Brian Froud is an artist, author, designer, and faery authority. He is the author of Lady Cottingtons Pressed Fairy Book, Good Faeries / Bad Faeries, The Faeries Oracle, Brian Frouds Goblins!, and The Heart of Faerie.

 

Alan Lee is an Academy Award-winning movie conceptual designer and illustrator. He is well known for his illustration of Tolkiens Middle Earth books and The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

 

Jane Yolen has written more than 200 books for children and adults, including the acclaimed The Devils Arithmetic.

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810995864
Author:
Froud, Brian
Publisher:
ABRAMS
Illustrator:
Lee, Alan
Foreword by:
Yolen, Jane
Foreword:
Yolen, Jane
Author:
Lee, Alan
Author:
Froud, Wendy
Author:
Yolen, Jane
Author:
Gould, Robert
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Art - General
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
144 color illustrations
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
13 x 11 x 0.75 in

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"Synopsis" by , Edited by David Larkin. Two talented artists explore the world of faeries in myths, legends, and folklore.
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Following in the footsteps of Trolls, Brian and Wendy Froud lead readers deep into the world of faeries. Humans throughout history have always had special relationships and bonds with faeries, whether loving and helpful or at times destructive. This new book explores that complex relationship and the liminal state between the human and faery world where interaction occurs.

In Brian Froudandrsquo;s Faeriesandrsquo; Tales, readers encounter individual faeries, each with a story to uncover, as told by the faeries themselves. Many of the stories are familiar to humans, but the andldquo;trueandrdquo; story is told by the faeries. Similar to the Trolls fragments, the faeriesandrsquo; tales are coupled with portraits and interspersed with drawings and studies of the mysterious and enchanting folk who travel back and forth between the human world and theirs.

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