The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories

The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories

Book - 1997 | First edition.
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From breathtaking stop-action animation to bittersweet modern fairy tales, filmmaker Tim Burton has become known for his unique visual brilliance -- witty and macabre at once. Now he gives birth to a cast of gruesomely sympathetic children -- misunderstood outcasts who struggle to find love and belonging in their cruel, cruel worlds. His lovingly lurid illustrations evoke both the sweetness and the tragedy of these dark yet simple beings -- hopeful, hapless heroes who appeal to the ugly outsider in all of us, and let us laugh at a world we have long left behind (mostly anyway).

Publisher: New York : Rob Weisbach Books, [1997]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©1997
ISBN: 9780688156817
0688156819
Branch Call Number: 811.54 Burto
Characteristics: 115 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm

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