Neil Gaiman Special Edition Book Collection

The Neil Gaiman + LitJoy Book Collection will include several illustrated special edition books by this imaginative and brilliant author. Each book will have a new cover, custom page edges, and illustrations throughout! There will also be a limited supply Collector’s Edition option that includes the author's signature and a custom slipcase.

Coraline Illustrated Special Edition features Coraline and her family with a reflection showing the family in the Otherworld.
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Stardust Illustrated Special Edition

The Ocean at the End of the Lane Illustrated Edition

The third book in our Neil Gaiman + LitJoy Book Collection is The Ocean at the End of the Lane, a haunting fantasy about childhood memory, wonder, friendship, and sacrifice. Gaiman's narrative explores the depths of both imagination and memory...

The Ocean at the End of the Lane Illustrated Edition is FULLY ILLUSTRATED by @henderson_nik and features:

  • COVER: a new dream-like cover
  • EDGES: custom page edges
  • ENDPAPERS: illustrated location endpapers
  • TIP-IN ART: illustrated tip-in pages
  • IN-TEXT ILLUSTRATIONS: small in-text illustrations throughout the book

The Ocean at the End of the Lane Collector's Illustrated Edition includes all features above plus:

  • SLIPCASE: gorgeous custom slipcase by @henderson_nik
  • There will be a very limited supply of these that will be signed by Neil Gaiman himself!

Price:

  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane Illustrated Edition $39.99
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane Collectors Illustrated Edition$49.99.

Important Dates:

  • Lunacorn Early Access - May 8th
  • Public Access - May 9th
  • Estimated ship date is Summer 2024

Dare to enter a world of eerie enchantment with our next release in the Neil Gaiman collection...

Coraline Illustrated Special Edition

Unveiling hidden doorways and button-eyed terrors, this darkly whimsical adventure will captivate your imagination. LitJoy's Special Edition of Coraline will have a new cover and interior illustrations by the talented @bohemianweasel! We can't wait for you to join Coraline as she ventures beyond the mundane and into the realm of the extraordinary. This special edition will be other-worldly!

The Coraline Illustrated Special Edition will feature:

  • A NEW cover with FOIL elements
  • Illustrated location endpapers
  • Custom page edges
  • Illustrated tip-in pages
  • In-text illustrations throughout the book

The Coraline Collector's Illustrated Special Edition will include all features above plus:

  • Neil Gaiman's SIGNATURE
  • Gorgeous custom slipcase
  • There will also be a limited supply of these signed books

Artist featured in Coraline:

  • Slipcase, cover designs, and interior illustrations by @bohemianweasel

Pricing:

  • The Coraline Illustrated Special Edition will sell for $39.99 and the Coraline Collector's Illustrated Special Edition will sell for $49.99.

Dates to Remember:

  • September 13, at 10 am MST - Lunacorns SALES OPEN for preorder
  • September 14, at 10 am MST - Public SALES OPEN for preorder
  • Estimated Ship Date is Early 2024

Spoilers Ahead

Coraline Interior Artwork Reveals

Stardust Illustrated Special Edition

The Stardust Illustrated Special Edition will feature:

  • A NEW cover
  • Illustrated location endpapers
  • Custom page edges
  • Illustrated tip-in pages
  • In-text illustrations throughout the book

Artists featured in Stardust:

  • Interior illustrations by Montse Rubio (@montserubioart)
  • Slipcase and cover designs by Andrew Davis (@andrewdavis_designs)

The Stardust Illustrated Special Edition will sell for $39.99 and the Stardust Collector's Illustrated Special Edition will sell for $49.99.

Stardust Artwork Tour

Front Endpaper

Prepare to be transported to the enchanting world of Stardust with our stunning endpapers. The front endpaper features the quaint city of Wall and the wall that separates it from Fairie.

Back Endpaper

The back endpaper takes you on a journey through the wall to the Fairie market, where magical creatures and characters come to sell their wares and entertain.

Tristran and Yvaine Climbing to the Skyship

We are so excited about how Montse Rubio (@montserubioart) captured our favorite characters in this book. In this in-text illustration, Tristran and Yvaine are climbing up the ladder to the ship in the sky. The details in this illustration, from the clothing to the wrap on Yvaine's ankle, make this such a magical piece of this new edition.

Stormhold Brothers in the Carriage

This scene is one that makes us laugh! We can't give away all the cleverness of this scene and how it's used in the book, but we can say that you are going to love it! Each brother looks a little ghostly, but also very unique. Can you pick out Primus or Tertius? What about Septimus? You are going to "die" of delight when you see these on the page of the book.

Tristran Walking by the Light of the Babylon Candle

In the book, Tristran is given the Babylon candle by a "small hairy person" and he first uses it to transport to where the star fell. This tip-in shows him as he's wading through the clouds, the candle in hand, the glass snowdrop in his pocket, and determination in his gaze.

Tristran and Yvaine with Stormhold Castle

Montse has a way with capturing people and this tip-in shows that! We love how she's given us a closeup of the main characters looking towards the night sky. And, of course, we had to include the majestic Stormhold Castle in the distance, a captivating element that adds a touch of wonder to this already magical scene.

Neil Gaiman

About the Author

Neil Gaiman was born in Hampshire, UK, and now lives in the United States near Minneapolis. As a child he discovered his love of books, reading, and stories, devouring the works of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, James Branch Cabell, Edgar Allan Poe, Michael Moorcock, Ursula K. LeGuin, Gene Wolfe, and G.K. Chesterton. A self-described "feral child who was raised in libraries," Gaiman credits librarians with fostering a life-long love of reading.

Neil Gaiman is credited with being one of the creators of modern comics, as well as an author whose work crosses genres and reaches audiences of all ages. He is listed in the Dictionary of Literary Biography as one of the top ten living post-modern writers and is a prolific creator of works of prose, poetry, film, journalism, comics, song lyrics, and drama.

Gaiman has achieved cult status and attracted increased media attention, with recent profiles in The New Yorker magazine and by CBS News Sunday Morning.

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