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Selick, Henry

Overview
Works: 86 works in 403 publications in 8 languages and 11,627 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Picture books  Film and video adaptations  Animated films  Christmas films  Musical films  Pictorial works 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author of introduction, Scenarist, Performer, Film editor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.5, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Henry Selick
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 3,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wildly imaginative tale about a little boy who journeys to a wondrous city "where dreams come true"
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Henry Selick ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,195 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 )
65 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,778 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 593 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 )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a car crash sends repressed cartoonist Stu Miley into a coma, he and the mischievous Monkeybone, his hilariously horny alter-ego, 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 )
48 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King, tries to bring the magic of Christmas to Halloween Town and kidnaps Santa
Moongirl by Henry Selick ( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 242 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 102 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 advanced art of stop-motion animation by Ken A Priebe ( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation helps experienced stop-motion artists enhance their craft by exploring the professional methods and advanced technology used by top film studios today. This book features expanded coverage of the basic principles of animation, including specific applications for character performance and visual effect compositing techniques. All the newest technology is touched on, including detailed information on camera rigs, effects, and shooting stop-motion in stereoscopic 3D. Discover new puppet building techniques, including the technology behind the rapid prototyping of computer models for stop-motion production. You'll even find a thorough history of early feature-length stop-motion films. The practical techniques and skills presented are enhanced by interviews with many of the most celebrated stop-motion artists as well as coverage of the work of several artists working in the online stop-motion community. Whether your focus is low-budget indie filmmaking or big studio productions, The Advanced Art of Stop-Motion Animation provides a comprehensive look at both the latest methods and the artists who are driving the revival of stop-motion animation."--Resource description p
Moongirl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 64 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
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
Coraline e la porta magica ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 28 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
L'étrange Noël de Monsieur Jack by Henry Selick ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 27 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
James et la pêche géante by Henry Selick ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and French and held by 13 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."
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
The nightmare before Christmas Božična pustolovščina ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Mundos de 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
Coraline y la puerta secreta ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 7 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 nightmare before Christmas L'étrange Noël de Monsieur Jack ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in French and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
James y el melocotón gigante ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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English (236)
French (20)
Spanish (15)
German (14)
Multiple languages (12)
Italian (6)
Turkish (1)
Dutch (1)
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