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Giveaway: The Jim Henson Company's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Books from Penguin Random House

The Jim Henson Company is celebrating the broad critical acclaim for their epic fantasy adventure The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance with a promotion for a collection of sensational new books and comics just in time for the holiday season!

Called a “perfect revival” (The Washington Post), “a whimsical, fun and entertaining series” (The Hollywood Reporter), and “a prime example of how television can do fantasy right” (Variety), the Netflix Original series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is a 10-episode puppet-filled prequel to the 1982 classic film.

And now, fans of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance can now become further immersed in the lore, legends, heroes and villains of the expansive world of Thra with these all new books!   New fans can learn more about their favorite characters from the series, while longtime fans can delve further into the rich canon of this pop culture phenomenon, and everyone can discover the behind-the-scenes magic that brought the many creatures of Thra to life.

From Penguin Random House are three books authored by J.M Lee, including the paperback version of the fourth installment in his YA book series.  Lee was also a show writer and the series’ linguistics specialist, creating the Podling language in the series:

  • Heroes of the Resistance: A Guide to the Characters of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.  This visual character guide, featuring stunning full-color photos from the show, will have readers feeling as knowledgeable about the world of Thra and its inhabitants as the wise and all-knowing Aughra. MSRP $9.99. Ages 12+

  • Aughra’s Wisdom of Thra40-page companion gift book, with lush illustrations by artist Cory Godbey, that transports readers into the legends and lore of The Dark Crystal's expansive mythology.  Aughra is a feisty three-and-a-half-foot creature with ram horns, a detachable eye, and secrets to an entire fantasy universe, who guides readers with wisdom beyond this realm and advice only she can give. MSRP $12.99.  Ages 12+
  • Flames of the Dark Crystal.  Now available in paperback and Illustrated by Cory Godbey, this is the fourth installment in the acclaimed YA four-book prequel to the series and set years before the original film.  Shadows of the Dark CrystalSong of the Dark Crystal, Tides of the Dark Crystal, and Flames of the Dark Crystaldive into the culture of the Gelfling and how they work together across clans to resist their evil masters, the Skeksis. Paperback MSRP $9.99. Hardcover $17.99. Ages 12+

From Insight Editions is The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance; Inside the Epic Return to Thra.  Written by Daniel Wallace, with a foreward by executive producer Lisa Henson, this book reveals the incredible creative process behind the new series—how Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, legendary character and costume designer Brian Froud, and director Louis Leterrier brought Thra and its characters to life alongside the many artists and puppeteers who are continuing the legacy of the original film. Filled with exclusive cast and crew interviews, concept art, set photography, puppet designs and more, this is the definitive exploration of The Jim Henson Company’s epic return to Thra. MSRP; $50.00; All ages.  

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One winner will receive The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance; Inside the Epic Return to Thra and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance three-book collection that includes Flames of the Dark Crystal, Aughra’s Wisdom of Thra, and Heroes of the Resistance: A Guide to the Characters of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (RV $83).  See below for terms and conditions. Open to U.S. residents of the 48 contiguous United States. You must be 18 years old to enter to win. This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on 12.26.19

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