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Selick, Henry

Overview
Works: 90 works in 449 publications in 8 languages and 12,096 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Fantasy films  Animated films  Picture books  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Musical films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Author of introduction, fmd, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Creator, Restager , Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Henry Selick
 
Most widely held works by Henry Selick
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( Visual )

45 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 3,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wildly imaginative tale about a young boy who journeys to wonderous New York City to fulfil a dream! When James spills a pouch of "magic crocodile tongues" in his yard, a giant peach grows overnight. Climbing inside, James is instantly transported into an enchanted world filled with human-like insects including a brash centipede, a matronly ladybug, a cultured grasshopper and a saucy spider. Their magnificent journey across the Atlantic Ocean becomes the thrilling adventure of a lifetime and a welcome escape from James' wicked old aunts!
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Visual )

60 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year. He decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovered a door leading to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. When he is back in Halloweentown he shows his friends what Christmas is like, and he suggests doing Christmas this year instead. But things do not go as planned when Oogie Boogie, an evil gambling boogey man, plots to play a game with Santa Claus' life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere. Although Sally attempts to stop him, Jack embarks into the sky on a coffin-like sled pulled by skeletal reindeer
Coraline by Henry Selick( Visual )

76 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl walks through a secret door that she has found in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life. On the surface, this parallel reality is eerily similar to her real life, but much better. When her adventure turns dangerous, and her counterfeit parents, including the Other Mother, try to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, determination, and bravery to get back home - and save her family
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, always elusive, possibly non-existent Jaguar Shark that supposedly killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. On this journey, Steve's crew are joined by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist who has been assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Eleanor, Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy
Monkeybone by Henry Selick( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a car crash sends repressed cartoonist Stu Miley into a coma, he and the mischievous Monkeybone wake up in a wacked-out waystation for lost souls. When Monkeybone takes over Stu's body and escapes to wreak havoc on the real world, Stu has to find a way to stop him before his sister pulls the plug on reality forever
The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Visual )

58 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year. He decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovered a door leading to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. When he is back in Halloweentown he shows his friends what Christmas is like, and he suggests doing Christmas this year instead. But things do not go as planned when Oogie Boogie, an evil gambling boogey man, plots to play a game with Santa Claus' life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere. Although Sally attempts to stop him, Jack embarks into the sky on a coffin-like sled pulled by skeletal reindeer
Moongirl by Henry Selick( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Leon is out fishing one night and is pulled into the sky by a giant fish-of-stars, he lands inside the moon where he must battle a fearsome monster, rescue Moongirl, and use lightning bugs to keep the moon's carousel lit
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Pumpkin King Jack Skellington longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere!
The art of stop-motion animation by Ken A Priebe( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Art of Stop-Motion Animation takes you on a unique journey - uncovering the origins of this art form and examining what continues to draw viewers to these films. Through several hands-on exercises, you'll learn how to create puppets and how to bring them to life as you create your own stop-motion film. Interviews with industry professionals offer a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look into the undying art form of stop-motion animation
Moongirl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Leon is out fishing one night and is pulled into the sky by a giant fish-of-stars, he lands inside the moon where he must battle a fearsome monster, rescue Moongirl, and use lightning bugs to keep the moon's carousel lit
Coraline e la porta magica( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coraline Jones girovaga annoiata nella nuova casa dove ha appena traslocato con i genitori, fino a quando non scopre una porta segreta che conduce ad un mondo alternativo molto più bello della realtà. Ma quando quest'altra casa, apparentemente perfetta diventa minacciosa ad i suoi "altri genitori" compresa la sua "altra madre" cercano di intrappolarla lì per sempre, Coraline dovrà usare tutto il coraggio che ha per ritornare alla sua vera casa e salvare la sua famiglia
The nightmare before Christmas 3D( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bored with the same old scare and scream routine, Pumpkin King Jack Skellington longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere
L'étrange Noël de Monsieur Jack by Henry Selick( Visual )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Skellington, le "roi des citrouilles", est le grand ordonnateur des festivités dans la ville d'Halloween. Fatigué, il décide de partir. C'est alors qu'il découvre par hasard la ville de Noël qui rayonne de joie
Laika drie film collectie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drie animatiefilms over het meisje Coraline, de jongen Norman en de boxtrollen die onder de grond wonen in het dorpje Kaasbrugge. Vanaf ca. 9 jaar
LAIKA three film collection Coraline ; ParaNorman ; The Boxtrolls( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drie animatiefilms over het meisje Coraline, de jongen Norman en de boxtrollen die onder de grond wonen in het dorpje Kaasbrugge. Vanaf ca. 9 jaar
Pesadilla antes de Navidad = The nightmare before Christmas( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Skellington, señor de Halloween, descubre la Navidad y queda prendado de ella. Por ese motivo decide mejorarla, aunque su versión de la festividad sea totalmente opuesta. Para su nueva idea secuestra a Santa Claus y lo sustituye; todos sus sicarios deben trabajar en el nuevo proyecto de Navidad, que resulta bastante macabro. Sólo Sally, su novia, ve el error que está cometiendo
James e la pesca gigante( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orfano inglese di nove anni, affidato a due odiose zie, scopre per magia un passaggio all'interno di una pesca grande come una casa con la quale, in compagnia di insetti amici (cavalletta, ragno, centopiedi, verme, lucciola, coccinella), salpa per la città dei suoi sogni: New York. (Mymovies)
James et la pêche géante by Henry Selick( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Après la disparition de ses parents, James ne connaît plus que l'esclavage que lui imposent ses deux ignobles tantes. Un soir, un mystérieux personnage lui offre un sac rempli de langues aux vertus magiques. Trébuchant de joie, James tombe et répand le contenu de son sac au pied d'un vieux pêcher... Aussitôt une pêche géante se développe. En creusant dans cette pêche, James est projeté dans un monde fantastique où vivent des insectes aussi étranges qu'extraordinaires. Commence alors le plus étonnant des voyages où aventures, rires, chansons et suspense feront le bonheur de toute la famille."
Tim Burton's nightmare before Christmas( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween -- but alas, they can't get it quite right
Los mundos de Coraline Coraline( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coraline encuentra una puerta secreta y descubre al otro lado una versión alternativa y mejor de su vida. Cuando este mundo aparentemente perfecto se convierte en peligroso, Coraline debe poner en juego todos sus recursos, su decisión y su valor para escapar de él y salvar a su familia
 
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Henry Selick regista, produttore cinematografico e scrittore statunitense

Henry Selick US-amerikanischer Autor, Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Χένρι Σέλικ

Генри Селик

הנרי סליק

هنري سيليك

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Tim Burton's The nightmare before ChristmasMoongirlThe art of stop-motion animation