New Book Celebrates Career Of Legendary Fantasy Illustrator And Concept Artist Brian Froud

The genius behind the imagery in Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal and The Labyrinth, legendary fantasy illustrator and concept artist Brian Froud has long been known as the world's premier faerie artist. His bestsellers Lady Cottingham's Pressed Fairy Book and Faeries, as well as his award-winning illustrations and paintings, have defined the genre for generations of new artists.

Now, Froud returns to his wondrous World of Faerie, a highly personal exploration of his work, his process, and the realm he created. Filled with gorgeous art enhanced by Froud's experiences and insights, Brian Froud's World of Faerie: Revised and Expanded builds on his original masterpiece with new revelations detailing his celebrated legacy.

Featuring rare, previously unpublished imagery from Froud's oeuvre as well as a new essay and interview with the artist, this new edition of the classic tome is a must-have for faerie and fantasy fans of all ages, opening the door to Brian Froud's wondrous imagination as never before. Return to the world of faerie with the revised and expanded edition of Brian Froud's acclaimed magnum opus, featuring paintings, watercolors, and drawings never before seen by the general public.

About the Author:

For more than 30 years, Brian Froud's significant accomplishments have defined a genre and spanned every aspect of modern media. Froud has sold over eight million books worldwide, designed two award-winning, landmark feature films, and won numerous international awards, including the Hugo Award for Best Original Artwork. His work has been featured in exhibitions throughout the world, and his paintings reside in many private and public collections. Froud lives in Devon, England, with his wife, internationally acclaimed doll maker Wendy Froud.

About Insight Editions:

Celebrated for its unwavering dedication to quality, Insight Editions is a publisher of innovative books and collectibles that push the boundaries of creativity, design, and production. Through its acclaimed film, television, and gaming program, Insight strives to produce unique books and products that provide new ways to engage with fan-favorite characters and stories. Under this program, Insight has published books covering the worlds of Star Wars, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, Destiny, Assassin's Creed, Halo, Diablo, World of Warcraft, and the Harry Potter films, among many others. Insight's award-winning art, photography, and sports titles celebrate the artistry and history of a wide range of subjects that include the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Kurt Cobain, Johnny Cash, the San Francisco Giants, and the Dallas Cowboys. Other divisions include a line of deluxe stationery products, as well as a children's imprint, Insight Kids. For more information, visit

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