The Nightmare Before Christmas

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Disney Press, Aug 15, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Meet Jack Skellington. Hes in charge of making Halloweenland the coolest creepy place around. But when Jack suddenly grows bored with tricks and treats, he goes searching for new ways to celebrateand he finds them in Christmas Town! Christmas, Jack decides, is just what Halloweenlandand the worldneeds! He sets out to take over the role of Santa. But can anything good come of a tall and lanky skeleton dressed up as everyones favorite jolly old elf? Tim Burtons The Nightmare Before Christmas is one of the Walt Disney Companys most successful franchises, with a huge cult following and a loyal and growing fan base.This beautiful reissue of the book first released in 1993 is a surefire Halloween, Christmas, and year-round hit!

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User Review  - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing

Though many have debated the issue of authorship in the 1993 movie, whether it belongs to director Henry Selick, screenwriters Michael McDowell and Caroline Thompson, or lyricist/composer/singer Danny ... Read full review

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User Review  - lruano - LibraryThing

Jack Skellington was bored of Halloween land and felt sad. He walked and found a beautiful place where it was Christmas Day and he felt happy. He brought ornaments to show his friends in Halloween ... Read full review


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About the author (2006)

Tim Burton is the creative genius behind "Batman, Beetlejuice, Ed Wood, Edward Scissorhands, Mars Attacks!, Pee Wee's Big Adventure, " and "The Nightmare Before Christmas, " among others. He began his career at Disney, where his first project was a six-minute tribute to Vincent Price. His second film, the twenty-seven-minute "Frankenweenie, " was deemed unsuitable for children and never released in theaters. He lives in New York and Los Angeles.

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