A brand-new collection of the Eisner Award-winning series!
This award-winning compendium of English and Scottish fairy tales and folklore returns to print in a sumptuous new collection! Beautifully illustrated by Charles Vess and featuring adaptations by Neil Gaiman - Vess' collaborator on the hugely successful Stardust - and a host of famous fantasy writers, this new edition also boasts never-before-seen art and an amazing gallery of sketches!
* Charles Vess and legendary fantasy author Neil Gaiman were artist and writer respectively on Stardust, the acclaimed illustrated novel turned into a hugely successful movie starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert De Niro.
* Includes contributions from World Fantasy Award winner Charles de Lint (Moonheart; The Cats of Tanglewood Forest [illustrated by Charles Vess]); acclaimed fantasy writer Emma Bull (War for the Oaks; Bone Dance) and New York Times bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb (The Ballad of Frankie Silver; St. Da≤ She Walks These Hills)
* Includes an extensive gallery of never-before-seen sketches and colour art by Charles Vess.
* Outsized special Art Edition of the collection also available!
"Each ballad is a little gem sparkling with restored vitality. It is all here: lust and humor, ghosts and demons, passion and terror, all the things that keep us up at night. What more could the fantasy reader desire?" - SciFiDimensions
"Here Vess reaches the peak of his art, standing proudly with the 19th- and early 20th-century illustrators who influence him." - Publishers Weekly