Imagination Illustrated

The Jim Henson Journal
Author(s): Karen Falk, Lisa Henson
Original Publish Date: Oct 26, 2012
Product Number: EB00624802
Released: Oct 27, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781452124629
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
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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 Crystal, reveals his charm and genius to fans old and new. 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 artistic process. Sure to delight anyone who has enjoyed Henson's creations-seeing early drawings of Kermit and Rowlf is like smiling over childhood photos of dear friends-this lovely book celebrates Jim's life and his magic.

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