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Dinotopia First Flight

Author : James Gurney
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Gurney takes us back to Dinotopia's ancient past, where the empire of Poseidos is about to capture the peaceful dinosaurs by using robotic technology. This expanded anniversary edition features a wealth of all-new material by the author.

Dinotopia

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The third book in the popular series ventures into Dinotopia's distant past, where only Gideon Altaire and his friend Fritz can stop the evil empire of Poseidos from using its robotic technology to erradicate the peaceful dinosaurs.

Dinotopia Journey To Chandara

Author : James Gurney
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Professor Denison and Bix, his dinosaur companion, are summoned to the forbidden empire of Chandara but, having lost their invitation, must travel penniless and in disguise through spectacular sights and memorable scenes. Includes a new afterword by the author.

Color and Light

Author : James Gurney
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From New York Times best-selling author of the Dinotopia series, James Gurney, comes a carefully crafted and researched study on color and light in paintings. This art instruction book will accompany the acclaimed Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn’t Exist. James Gurney, New York Times best-selling author and artist of the Dinotopia series, follows Imaginative Realism with his second art-instruction book, Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter. A researched study on two of art's most fundamental themes, Color and Light bridges the gap between abstract theory and practical knowledge. Beginning with a survey of underappreciated masters who perfected the use of color and light, the book examines how light reveals form, the properties of color and pigments, and the wide variety of atmospheric effects. Gurney cuts though the confusing and contradictory dogma about color, testing it in the light of science and observation. A glossary, pigment index, and bibliography complete what will ultimately become an indispensible tool for any artist. This book is the second in a series based on his blog, gurneyjourney.com. His first in the series, Imaginative Realism, was widely acclaimed in the fantastical art world, and was ranked the #1 Bestseller on the Amazon list for art instruction. "James Gurney's new book, Color and Light, cleverly bridges the gap between artistic observation and scientific explanation. Not only does he eloquently describe all the effects of color and light an artist might encounter, but he thrills us with his striking paintings in the process." --Armand Cabrera, Artist

Imaginative Realism

Author : James Gurney
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Shares tips and techniques on creating a realistic picture of aliens and creatures, places, and machines.

Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults

Author : Carrie Hintz
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This volume examines a variety of utopian writing for children from the 18th century to the present day, defining and exploring this new genre in the field of children's literature. The original essays discuss thematic conventions and present detailed case studies of individual works. All address the pedagogical implications of work that challenges children to grapple with questions of perfect or wildly imperfect social organizations and their own autonomy. The book includes interviews with creative writers and the first bibliography of utopian fiction for children.

Dinotopia Limited Edition

Author : James Gurney
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When James Gurney's Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time first appeared in 1992, it was immediately hailed as a fully imagined world of the caliber of J. R. R. Tolkien. Gurney's premise — of an undiscovered island where a race of mystical humans co-exists in harmony with intelligent dinosaurs — has been since reiterated over and over in numerous films and by scores of other writers. Now, Calla Editions brings Gurney's spectacular artistry to a new generation in this 20th anniversary edition. Digitally re-rendered from the original transparencies, Gurney's dramatic panoramas of Dinotopia and close-up character studies of its inhabitants — both human and saurian — take on new vitality. And as a tale of high adventure and discovery told as entries and sketches in journal form, Dinotopia presents a shipwrecked visitor's glimpse into an imagined social order, a culture, and even a cooperative interspecies technology that will satisfy lovers of fantasy and science fiction of all persuasions. This edition includes a new Afterword written by author James Gurney as well as a special section of behind-the-scenes studies and maquettes he used in developing his paintings. This signed, numbered edition, limited to 250 copies, includes a deluxe slipcase.

Something about the Author

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Provides biographical information on the men and women who write and illustrate children's books.

Cinefantastique

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American Artist

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Publishers Weekly

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Read it Aloud

Author : Monty Haas
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Teaches adults how to bring books alive by developing read-aloud skills and character voices, and how to foster children's imagination, family communication, and reading readiness through interactive reading, wordplay, and reading and writing games.

American Book Publishing Record

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Children s Book Review Index

Author : Gary C. Tarbert
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Canadian Periodical Index

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School Library Journal

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The Literary Filmography Preface A L

Author : Leonard Mustazza
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From the very infancy of the film industry, filmmakers have relied heavily upon literature as the foundation for their movie material. Well-known literary works such as Dickens's ""A Christmas Carol"" and Hawthorne's ""The Scarlet Letter"" were adapted to film in the era, as were such books as Thomas Dixon's Jr.'s ""The Klansman"" basis for the film ""Birth of a Nation"". In recent years, Nick Hornsby's ""About a Boy"" and each of Helen Fielding's ""Bridget Jones's Diary"" novels were the basis for popular movies bearing the same names. A guide to English-language works that have been adapted as theatrical and television films, this volume includes books (both fiction and non-fiction), short stories, newspaper and magazine articles and poems. Entries are arranged alphabetically by literary title with cross-listings for films made under different titles. Each entry includes the original works title, author, year of first publication, literary prizes, and a brief plot summary. Information on film adaptation(s) of the work, including adaptation titles, director, screenwriter, principal cast and the names of the characters they portray, major awards, and availability in the most common formats (DVD, VHS) is also offered.

Book Review Index 2001 Cumulation

Author : Dana Ferguson
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'Book Review Index' provides quick access to reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. More than 600 publications are indexed, including journals and national general interest publications and newspapers. 'Book Review Index' is available in a three-issue subscription covering the current year or as an annual cumulation covering the past year.

Collectibles Price Guide 2006

Author : Judith Miller
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Featuring more than five thousand color photographs for easy identification, this definitive guide to a wide range of collectibles provides up-to-date values for items ranging from Barbie dolls, ceramics, Americana, and autographs to sports memorabilia, advertising items, jewelry, toys, and textiles. Original.

Books in Print Supplement

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