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Imagination illustrated : the Jim Henson journal

Author: Karen Falk
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Compiled directly from The Jim Henson Company archives, Imagination Illustrated adapts the diary that Jim faithfully kept throughout his career, supplementing it with a trove of little-seen visual material, including rare sketches, personal and production photographs, storyboards, doodles, and much more. Throughout, archivist Karen Falk delves into the behind-the-scenes details of Henson's life and his artistic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jim Henson; Jim Henson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Falk
ISBN: 9781452105826 1452105820
OCLC Number: 777948409
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: The Washington years: 1954-1962 --
New York and new directions: 1963-1969 --
The world tunes in: 1970-1979 --
Fantasy, fraggles, and fearless imagination: 1980-1988 --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: by Karen Falk ; foreword by Lisa Henson.

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Jim Henson's iconic puppet characters, fantastic worlds, and warm humor have delighted millions of people of all ages. His incredibly diverse body of work, from the Muppets to the world of "The Dark  Read more...

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