Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy, The-Holiday Ed.: and Other Stories by Tim Burton

Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy, The-Holiday Ed.: and Other Stories

byTim Burton

Hardcover | October 28, 2008

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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).

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Tim Burton is the creative genius behindBatman, Beetlejuice, Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands, Mars Attacks!, Pee Wee's Big Adventure,andThe Nightmare Before Christmas,among others. He began his career at Disney, where his first project was a six-minute tribute to Vincent Price. His second film, the twenty-seven-minuteFrankenweenie,was dee...
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Title:Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy, The-Holiday Ed.: and Other StoriesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.74 inPublished:October 28, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060526491

ISBN - 13:9780060526498

Appropriate for ages: 12 - 12

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