Gnomes (Hardcover)

Gnomes By Wil Huygen, Rien Poortvliet (Illustrator), Brian Froud (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Wil Huygen, Rien Poortvliet (Illustrator), Brian Froud (Introduction by)
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Description


An updated and revised edition of the New York Times bestseller Gnomes, the beloved illustrated survey of gnome life, history, and lore, which has sold astronomically since its original publication in 1977.
 
Introduction by Brian Froud, conceptual designer of the Jim Henson films The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth
 
Did you know that gnome couples always have twin children? Or that a gnome is seven times as strong as a human? Do you want to hear some gossip from the gnome who knew Rembrandt?
 
Dutch artist Rien Poortvliet’s charming full-color illustrations and physician Wil Huygen’s detailed observations of the gnomes’ habits, anatomy, and lifestyle are a delight for readers of all ages. Children will adore the gnome family’s underground home and the constant interaction with animals; adults will appreciate the tongue-in-cheek scientific data. Gnomebody is immune to the gnomes’ tremendous appeal—and a whole new generation is waiting to love them for the first time!

About the Author


Brian Froud has created some of the most respected and highly acknowledged mythic artwork of our time. He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo Award for Best Original Artwork.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781419769856
ISBN-10: 1419769855
Publisher: Cernunnos
Publication Date: September 5th, 2023
Pages: 224
Language: English