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The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy And Other Stories

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ISBN13: 9780060526498
ISBN10: 0060526491
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From breathtaking stop-action animation to bittersweet modern fairy tales, filmmaker Tim Burton has become known for his unique visual brilliance — witty and macabre at once. Now he gives birth to a cast of gruesomely sympathetic children — misunderstood outcasts who struggle to find love and belonging in their cruel, cruel worlds. His lovingly lurid illustrations evoke both the sweetness and the tragedy of these dark yet simple beings — hopeful, hapless heroes who appeal to the ugly outsider in all of us, and let us laugh at a world we have long left behind (mostly anyway).

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Newly reissued for holiday gift giving, this collection of charmingly weird tales is conjured up from the unique imagination of the acclaimed filmmaker. Full color.

About the Author

Tim Burton is the creative genius behind Batman, Beetlejuice, Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands, Mars Attacks!, Pee Wee's Big Adventure, and The Nightmare Before Christmas, among others. He began his career at Disney, where his first project was a six-minute tribute to Vincent Price. His second film, the twenty-seven-minute Frankenweenie, was deemed unsuitable for children and never released in theaters. He lives in New York and Los Angeles.

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Amara_starleaf, November 4, 2007 (view all comments by Amara_starleaf)
Anyone who enjoys the twisted works of Tim Burton or Johnen Vasquez will enjoy this book of humorously dark poems. You will feel pity for each of the unfortunate characters as you laugh.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060526498
Author:
Burton, Tim
Publisher:
It Books
Author:
by Tim Burton
Author:
Simon, Seymour
Subject:
General
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Humorous
Subject:
Form - Limericks & Verse
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
General Juvenile Nonfiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
October 22, 2002
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.85x5.36x.71 in. .72 lbs.
Age Level:
from 5 to 9

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