Jim Henson biography arrives in April
Publishing Company plans on releasing a new biography on the life
of Jim Henson. The book, titled "Jim Henson: Puppeteer and Filmmaker"
is the latest installment in the Ferguson Career Biographies set.
Written by James Robert Parish the book will provides a detailed look
at the life of Muppet creator Jim Henson.
hardcover book is listed with a reading level of "Grade 6 and
up" and is approximately 144 pages of text (with over 20 black-and-white
photographs; an extensive Henson timeline, career guide and more).
is the official summary from the publisher:
his unwavering belief in the positive potential of puppetry and
the media of film and television, Jim Henson became one of the
most beloved artists of the past century. Henson's Muppets became
the basis of the award-winning television series The Muppet Show,
the stars of several highly successful feature films, and the
foundation of one of the most influential children’s television
programs in history, Sesame Street. Henson, who passed away in
1990, garnered many awards and is loved the world over for his
creative efforts. This book features a career section following
the biography that looks closely at Jim Henson’s career
and presents important information about the career of puppetry
book will be released on April 30, 2006 and is already up for pre-order
on sites such as Amazon.com for around $25.00 SRP.
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New York Pops play The Muppets at Carnegie Hall April 14
announces "Sid the Science Kid: The Movie" in 3-D
• The Jim Henson Company Puppets to perform at the 2011 Grammys
• "Pioneers of Television" special
to honor Jim Henson
• Classic "Henson's Place" special
arrives on DVD August 3
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