Imagination Illustrated: The Jim Henson Journals
With his iconic puppet characters and warm humour, Jim Henson helped defined the childhoods of millions of people. Now, with the Muppets and popular as ever, fans old and new are appreciating the charm and genius of his work. Compiled directly from the Jim Henson Workshop 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 process. Sure to delight anyone w ho has enjoyed Henson's creations; seeing early drawings of Kermit and Miss Piggy is like seeing childhood photos of dear friends, this lovely book celebrates Jim's life and his magical creations.