Don't Be Afraid of the Dark by Guillermo del Toro & Christopher Golden
Blackwood's Guide to Dangerous Fairies

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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark: Blackwood’s Guide to Dangerous Fairies is a dark and disturbing illustrated novel based on the world of Guillermo del Toro’s film “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.” Taking place a hundred years before the movie begins, the book chronicles the travels and explorations of Emerson Blackwood, a young and ambitious natural scientist who quickly discovers there is a mysterious world beyond what his education and peers understand. Follow Blackwood as he travels, discovering more and more about this secret world and the creatures that inhabit it -- creatures that Blackwood quickly realizes are just as interested in him as he is in them, particularly a long-lived and dangerous group of beings that have had centuries of encounters with humanity, creatures that live by eating enamel and bone.... The book, co-written by del Toro and the award-winning Christopher Golden, features illustrations by the director of “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark,” Troy Nixey.
 

About Guillermo del Toro & Christopher Golden

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Born in Guadalajara, Mexico, Guillermo del Toro made his feature directorial debut in 1995 with the film Cronos, and has since gone on to direct Mimic, The Devil’s Backbone, Blade II, Hellboy I, Hellboy II, and Pan’s Labyrinth, which garnered enormous critical praise worldwide and won three Academy Awards. He is currently working on his next film. Nacido y criado en Guadalajara, MÉxico, Guillermo del Toro ha dirigido muchas pelÍculas exitosas, incluso El laberinto del Fauno. Va a dirigir dos pelÍculas basadas en El Hobbit, que serÁn producidas por Peter Jackson.
 
Published August 15, 2011 by Disney Hyperion. 272 pages
Genres: Horror, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Guillermo del Toro: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark: Blackwood's Guide To Dangerous Fairies is a book co-written by screenwriter/director/producer Guillermo del Toro and Christopher Golden in conjunction with the movie 'Don't Be Afraid of the Dark' which was written and produced by del Toro.

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