|Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories, the (1997) [Collection]|
by Tim Burton
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(From the publisher):
From breathtaking stop-action animation to bittersweet modern fairy tales, filmmaker Tim Burton has become known for his unique visual brilliance -- witty and macabre at once. Now he gives birth to a cast of gruesomely sympathetic children -- misunderstood outcasts who struggle to find love and belonging in their cruel, cruel worlds. His lovingly lurid illustrations evoke both the sweetness and the tragedy of these dark yet simple beings -- hopeful, hapless heroes who appeal to the ugly outsider in all of us, and let us laugh at a world we have long left behind (mostly anyway).
Contents:Stick Boy and Match Girl in Love
The Boy with Nails in His Eyes
The Girl with Many Eyes
The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy
Stain Boy's Special Christmas
The Girl Who Turned into a Bed
Roy, the Toxic Boy
Stick Boy's Festive Season
The Pin Cushion Queen
Jimmy, the Hideous Penguin Boy
Oyster Boy Steps Out
Original title: The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories
Genre: Poetry→ Humorous
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