The Homecoming (Wonderfully Illustrated Short Pieces)
Publish Date: 2006-08-22
Author: Ray Bradbury
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Illustrated classics for adults! Here, Collins Design's WISP series pairs two legendary creatorswriter Ray Bradbury and artist Dave McKeanto create an irresistible package perfect for Halloween and all year 'round.
The WISP series (Wonderfully Illustrated Short Pieces) represents an ingenious marriage of two creative forces: the artistry of today's foremost illustrators and the literary legacy of beloved authors of popular short works for adults. The resulting offspring of this union are captivating, fullcolor illustrated editions of timeless classics that readers will want to savor and collect.
For the first time ever, the series makes selected popular short works previously offered only in collections available in a unique, standalone format. Also for the first time, WISPs harness the talents of top illustrators for the benefit and delight of a new, older audience.
This WISP presents Ray Bradbury's The Homecoming, a little boy's tale of his family reunion of vampires. This story was initially published in 1946 and later refashioned into further stories. Bringing this story to life are the wondrous illustrations of Dave McKean, whose delightful artwork perfectly matches the tale.
These oneofakind, attractively priced and invitingly formatted illustrated editions will make a great impulse buy and appeal to a broad audience.