The music used in the film was composed by iain ballamy. From neil gaiman, the new york times bestselling author of american gods, and dave mckean, the awardwinning illustrator of coraline, comes. Originally a journalist, gaiman has written biographies, graphic novels. The new folio society edition of the novel sees the sandman cover artist recreate gaimans oddball cast of gods and men, including shadow moons totemic face and the bright red sari. Neil gaiman on american gods, norse mythology and more. Mirrormask neil gaiman audiobook kids bedtime stories. Mirrormask, the graveyard book, good omens, coraline, neverwhere, sandman, stardust and many others. A childrens book based on the film, authored by gaiman and illustrated by mckean, was published by harpercollins childrens books in september.
Raised in a family of circus performers, shes always dreamed of leading a more. Anansi boys is gaimans latest novel and the follow up to american gods. Odd and the frost giants neil gaiman audiobook duration. Which takes us from comics like sandman to novels like anansi boys and american gods to short stories some are collected in smoke and mirrors. Mirrormask tells the story of a girl from a family of circus performers who finds. Neil will be talking about his new book, anansi boys, and his new movie, mirrormask. This original novella is helenas tale in her own voice, a stunning and magical journeymore. Mirrormask childrens edition neil gaiman hardcover.
Neil gaiman is the author of the bestselling national book awards 20 book of. Helena is about to embark on a most amazing journey. American gods 2001 is a fantasy novel by british author neil gaiman. Neverwhere by neil gaiman american gods by neil gaiman the graveyard book by neil gaiman stardust by neil gaiman coraline by. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Neil gaiman is an author who needs almost no introduction. Neil gaiman books list of books by author neil gaiman. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. Following the publication of his groundbreaking series sandman 1989.
I found mirrormask to be just a simple search and triumph plot. Both of us were impressed by the quality of the book, overall. The novel is a blend of americana, fantasy, and various strands of ancient and modern mythology, all centering on the mysterious and taciturn shadow. He is best known for the comic book series the sandman and. From neil gaiman, the new york times bestselling author of american gods, and dave mckean, the awardwinning illustrator of coraline, comes mirrormask, an upcoming jim henson company film written by gaiman and directed by mckean, slated to premiere in 2005. He is an english author of novels, short films, audio theater, graphic novels, comic book, and films. Buy a cheap copy of mirrormask book by neil gaiman.
Mirrormask is the groundbreaking featurelength debut from highly acclaimed directorillustratordesigner dave mckean, best known for his numerous collaborations with novelist. The story and teleplay was cowritten by mckean and neil gaiman american gods tv series, coraline 2009. Mirrormask 2008 boekeditie, met dave mckean helena groeit op in een circus, haar ouders zijn artiesten. Neil gaiman, british writer who earned critical praise and popular success with richly imagined fantasy tales that frequently featured a darkly humorous tone. Neil also writes screenplays and two of his own works are now films stardust and coraline. An oversized, lavishly produced book, the alchemy of mirrormask takes readers inside the making. Among his numerous literary awards are the newbery and carnegie medals, and the hugo, nebula, world fantasy, and will eisner awards.
Mirrormask is a 2005 fantasy film designed and directed by dave mckean and written by neil gaiman from. Augmented by notes and observations by bestselling author neil gaiman, and lushly illustrated by the films director and renowned artist dave mckean including all of the more than 1700 story boards. See more ideas about dave mckean, neil gaiman and fantasy films. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Author of american gods, mirrormask, the graveyard book, good omens, coraline, neverwhere, sandman, stardust and many others. Neil richard mackinnon gaiman was born on the 10th of november year 1960. The book was published in 2001 by headline in the united kingdom and by william morrow in the united states. Augmented by notes and observations by bestselling author neil gaiman, and lushly illustrated by the films director and renowned artist dave mckean including all of the more than 1700 story boards created for the film, mirrormask is a funny, scary, magical fantasy for readers of all ages. Mirrormask is a 2005 fantasy film designed and directed by dave mckean and written by neil gaiman from a story they developed together, starring stephanie leonidas, jason barry, rob brydon, and gina mckee.
Mirrormask audiobook by neil gaiman listen and download. Born neil richard gaiman in hampshire, uk in 1960, neil richard mackinnon gaiman now lives near minneapolis, minnesota. The novel is a blend of americana, fantasy, and various strands of ancient and modern mythology, all centering on the mysterious and. The works of dave mckean and neil gaiman have inspired children and adults alike for years and will continue to do so for generations to come. He is the author of many highly acclaimed novels for adults and children and he has a cult following for his work in the graphic novel arena.
Neil gaiman is an english author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre, and films. Mirrormask by neil gaiman 2005, hardcover first edition 1st printing. Mirrormasks fairyland was created by david mckean, the artist and animator who illustrated gaimans comic book series called the sandman. Long, vaguely irritating day, mostly because i didnt get enough sleep last night and have to fly off to a press day for mirrormask in an hour or so. And what i thought was simply cool mixed media artwork. The north american dvd was released on february 14, 2006. Apparently, neil gaiman and dave mckean collaborated on the screenplay while holed up at the jim henson estate. I have, admittedly, had neil gaiman on a very high pedestal and come to expect a very high standard from his works,of all varieties. He is popularly known for his notable works, such as the comic book series the sandman and his novels american gods, stardust, the graveyard book, and coraline, which is now an animated motion picture. Mirrormask by neil gaiman 2005, hardcover first edition.250 1497 1636 61 474 20 1316 973 1031 1492 1505 727 196 1378 829 692 1599 758 1455 46 1370 897 1440 1645 708 891 860 599 684 223 1349 337 450 675 1198 1435 554 1305