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The Dark Crystal Bestiary: The Definitive Guide to the Creatures of Thra (The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, The Dark Crystal Book, Fantasy Art Book) (Hardcover)

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The Dark Crystal Bestiary: The Definitive Guide to the Creatures of Thra (The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, The Dark Crystal Book, Fantasy Art Book) Cover Image
By Adam Cesare, Brian Froud (Foreword by), Wendy Froud (Foreword by), Iris Compiet (Illustrator)
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Discover the wild and wonderful creatures of Thra in this guide to the flora and fauna of the Dark Crystal universe featuring remarkable original illustrations.

In a world where rocks talk and trees dispense wisdom from across the ages, anything is possible. The Dark Crystal Bestiary is a comprehensive volume that catalogs the many lifeforms of Thra’s unique ecosystem. Drawing from all aspects of the Dark Crystal saga’s universe, this book is visually dazzling and filled with enthralling information about all of Thra’s lifeforms, making it the definitive guide to a world of wonders.

• Own the most comprehensive guide to the Dark Crystal universe: This book showcases fauna from all corners of Thra, from the vile Skeksis and their noble counterparts, the Mystics, to a whole cornucopia of amazing creatures and critters, including Landstriders, Garthim, Peeper Beetles, Fizzgigs, Pluff’m, and many more fan favorites.

• Over 200 fantasy illustrations: Featuring all-new illustrations by Iris Compiet, a protégé of the original Dark Crystal concept artist, Brian Froud, this book will show you the world of Thra as you’ve never seen it before.

• Learn about the world of Thra: The Dark Crystal Bestiary is packed with lore, drawing information from the original film, the hit Netflix show The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, comic books, and novels.

• An epic addition to your home library: Great for fantasy lovers, The Dark Crystal Bestiary will be a perfect addition to your bookshelf or coffee table.

About the Author


Adam Cesare is the writer of Clown in a Cornfield, Video Night, and several other spooky books. His comics work includes Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance from BOOM! Studios. He lives in Philadelphia.

For more than thirty years, Brian Froud's significant accomplishments have defined a genre and spanned every aspect of modern media. Froud has sold over eight million books worldwide, designed two award-winning, landmark feature films (The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth), and won numerous international awards, including the Hugo Award for Best Original Artwork.

Iris Compiet is an award-winning artist from the Netherlands. She has worked for a wide range of international clients and contributed to gallery shows and art annuals. She is also the creator of the book Faeries of the Faultlines. Drawing inspiration from European folklore, mythology, fairy tales, and the world around her, she strives to open a gateway to the imagination to ignite it even further.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781683838210
ISBN-10: 1683838211
Publisher: Insight Editions
Publication Date: October 13th, 2020
Pages: 168
Language: English