Guilty as charge. I bought these books like, months ago. None of them are finished…yet. Hehehehe. The last book i’ve managed to finish in a zap is Jodie Picoult’s ‘My Sister’s Keeper’, because the gripping story & the pace kept me awake for 523 pages. And yeah, i love the book MORE than the film –like any other reader of a book-adapt-to-a-movie :p.
Maybe i’ll read ‘Mio Anakku’ first. I had Astrid Lindgren’s book ‘Madita’ (English title: ‘Madicken’) when i was a kid and i like it. Loads of fun. ‘Sejarah Dunia dalam 10 1/2 Bab’ also has an interesting angle in its story. Maybe my second choice, if i weren’t too lazy later mwehehehe
Happy reading people! 🙂
“There is no friend as loyal as a book” – Ernest Hemingway
For the first time ever a comprehensive look at the personal and project artwork of Tim Burton.
Hardcover with over 1000 illustrations and 430 pages plus foldouts.
The Art of Tim Burton is the definitive compilation of forty years of Tim Burton’s artistry, including film concepts and hundreds of illustrations from his personal archives, edited under the creative guidance of Burton himself. This comprehensive 434 page book is grouped into thirteen chapters that examine common themes in Burton’s work, from his fascination with clowns to his passion for misunderstood monsters, to his delight in the oddities of people. Many of Burton’s friends and collaborators offer their thoughts, insights and anecdotes about Tim Burton’s style and artistic approach to life.
Artwork from the following films and projects are included in this book: Alice in Wonderland (2010), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Corpse Bride (both 2005), Big Fish (2003), Planet of the Apes (2001), Sleepy Hollow, (1999), Mars Attacks! (1996), Ed Wood (1994), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Batman Returns (1992), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Family Dog (1987), Batman (1989), Beetlejuice (1988), Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure (1985), Frankenweenie (1984), Vincent (1982), and Hansel & Gretel (1982). The book also contains additional drawings from his illustrated book of poetry The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories (1997), and from The World of Stainboy web shorts (2000).
I WANT THIS BOOK SO BAD!!!
the standard is $69.99 and the deluxe edition $299.99. darn it.