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Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book: 10 3/4 Anniversary Edition

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ISBN13: 9780810959422
ISBN10: 0810959429
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In 1995 Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book was released to an unsuspecting public. Called "an unstoppable phenomenon" by its publisher, it became an immediate international best-seller. Now 2005 can be named the Year of Lady Cottington with the 10th anniversary of the publication that first exposed the world to the science of fairy exploration.

This volume records in authentic facsimile the latest incarnation of this notorious book along with eight additional pages and enhanced artwork throughout, virtually overflowing with freshly flattened fairies. Former Monty Python member Terry Jones and artist Brian Froud provide a new introduction to place the book in its proper perspective, offering insight into the book's often maligned historic relevance. As a bonus, included is an incriminating DVD showing rare film footage of the elderly Lady Cottington in her garden demonstrating her fairy-squashing technique, as well as a photo gallery, desktop wallpaper, and screensavers.

Synopsis:

This anniversary volume virtually overflows with freshly flattened fairies. Former Monty Python member Terry Jones and artist Brian Froud provide a new Introduction. Includes an incriminating DVD showing rare film footage of the elderly Lady Cottington in her garden demonstrating her fairy-squashing technique, as well as a photo gallery, desktop wallpaper, and screensavers.

About the Author

Brian Froud is an award-winning illustrator, author, and fairy authority. His books include international best-sellers such as Faeries, with Alan Lee, and many others. He served as the conceptual designer on Jim Henson's films The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth. Froud lives in Devon, England, with his wife, Wendy, and son, Toby.Terry Jones is known world over as one of the beloved founders of Monty Python's Flying Circus.

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yellowcherrypink, January 9, 2009 (view all comments by yellowcherrypink)
This is a humorous and artistic portrayal of a lighter side of the issue of Faeries. I got this for my sister (not the anniversary one) and she lost it, so I shipped this one out to her. Any great item for an avid Faerie fan.
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ttslake, January 25, 2007 (view all comments by ttslake)
This is a great book. The illustrations are un beliveable.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780810959422
Introduction:
Jones, Terry
Publisher:
ABRAMS
Introduction:
Jones, Terry
Illustrator:
Froud, Brian
Author:
Jones, Terry
Author:
Froud, Brian
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fairies
Subject:
English wit and humor, pictorial
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Art & Art Instruction
Subject:
Graphic Arts - General
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Fairies in art
Copyright:
Edition Number:
10
Edition Description:
3/4 Anniversary
Publication Date:
September 2005
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
12.00 x 9.00 in
Age Level:
13-22

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Fantasy
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » Fantasy Art
Humanities » Mythology » Mythological Creatures

Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book: 10 3/4 Anniversary Edition
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"Synopsis" by , This anniversary volume virtually overflows with freshly flattened fairies. Former Monty Python member Terry Jones and artist Brian Froud provide a new Introduction. Includes an incriminating DVD showing rare film footage of the elderly Lady Cottington in her garden demonstrating her fairy-squashing technique, as well as a photo gallery, desktop wallpaper, and screensavers.
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