This limited edition oversized deluxe hardback collection contains original script pages from award-winning writer Neil Gaiman, as well as never-before-seen art and an amazing gallery of sketches. Illustrated and presented by one of the leading artists in modern fantasy, Charles Vess, The Book of Ballads presents the great songs and folktales of the English, Irish, and Scottish traditions re-imagined in sequential-art form, in collaboration with some of today's strongest fantasy writers.
Charles Vess's award-winning illustration work includes The Ladies of Grace Adieu, Peter Pan and George R. R. Martin's A Storm of Swords. Recent releases include Seven Wild Sisters and NYT bestsellers Blueberry Girl and Instructions (with Neil Gaiman). Vess has won the World Fantasy Award twice, the Chesley Award, and his Ballads series won him the prestigious Eisner award.