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Vess, Charles

Overview
Works: 200 works in 488 publications in 8 languages and 21,792 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Graphic novels  Juvenile works  Comic books, strips, etc  Fantasy fiction  Comics (Graphic works)  Action and adventure fiction  Romance fiction  Folk literature  Poetry 
Roles: Illustrator, Typographer, Author, Artist, Creator, Contributor, Performer
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Rose by Jeff Smith( Book )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Rose musters up courage to face the dragon that threatens the small towns in the Northern Valley, only to discover the dragon is actually the Lord of the Locusts
The Coyote Road : trickster tales by Ellen Datlow( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories and poems about tricksters in all parts of the world by a variety of authors
Stardust by Claire Danes( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan hopes to win the heart of his beautiful, but shallow love, Victoria. He promises to recover a star that fell somewhere beyond the stony wall that sets between the mundane England and the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. So Tristan sets forth on his own journey in Stormhold. Meanwhile in that magical land, the dying king has set his four surviving sons on a quest for the crown. And the witch Lamia is seeking the heart of the star for an entirely different purpose, one that involves her secret power
Instructions : [everything you'll need to know on your journey] by Neil Gaiman( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go on a journey to unknown, but strangely familiar, lands and then travel home again
Blueberry girl by Neil Gaiman( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhyming text expresses a prayer for a girl to be protected from such dangers as nightmares at age three or false friends at fifteen, and to be granted clearness of sight and other favors
The cats of Tanglewood Forest by Charles De Lint( Book )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Lillian, an orphan who loves roaming the woods looking for fairies when her chores are done, is bitten by a deadly snake and saved through the magical forest creatures in this expansion on the author's and illustrator's previous work, A circle of cats
Seven wild sisters : a modern fairytale by Charles De Lint( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Jane Dillard discovers and helps an injured 'sangman fairy in the Tanglewood Forest, putting herself, her six sisters, and friends Aunt Lillian and the Apple Tree Man in the middle of a fairy feud
The Sandman : the wake by Neil Gaiman( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient gods, old friends, and even enemies gather to remember and pay tribute in the strangest wake ever held. And, at the end of his life, William Shakespeare fulfills his side of a very strange bargain
The books of magic by Neil Gaiman( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timothy Hunter is taken on a tour of the magical realms by a quartet of fallen mystics
Fables : 1001 nights of snowfall by Bill Willingham( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Don't miss this stunning original hardcover collection written by FABLES creator Bill Willingham set in the early days of Fabletown, long before the FABLES series began! Featuring sequences illustrated by Charles Vess, Brian Bolland, John Bolton, Michael Wm. Kaluta, James Jean, Mark Buckingham, Jill Thompson and more, 1,001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL is both an entry point to the critically acclaimed series and an essential part of Willingham's enchanting and imaginative FABLES mythos. Traveling in Arabia as an Ambassador from the exiled FABLES community, Snow White is captured by the local sultan who wants to marry her (and then kill her). But the clever Snow attempts to charm the sultan instead by playing Scheherazade, telling him fantastic stories for a total of 1,001 nights. Running the gamut from horror to dark intrigue to mercurial coming-of-age, FABLES:1,001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL reveals the secret histories of familiar FABLES characters through a series of compelling and visually illustrative tales"--Publisher website
Stardust by Neil Gaiman( Book )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of young Tristran Thorn and his adventures in the land of Faerie. He has fallen in love with beautiful Victoria Forester and in order to win her hand, he must retrieve a fallen star and deliver it to her. Young adult
The Green Man : tales from the mythic forest( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories and poems by a variety of authors relating to the Green Man and other myths of the forest
The Faery Reel : tales from the Twilight Realm by Ellen Datlow( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories and poems about faeries in all parts of the world by a variety of authors
Tumbleweed Baby by Anna Myers( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long ago in Nowhere, Texas, Mama and Papa Upagainstit agree to take in the wild baby their five children find in a passing tumbleweed, despite the objections of the one who used to be "the littlest-of-all girl."
The sandman by Neil Gaiman( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third book of the Sandman collection is a series of four short comic book stories. In each of these otherwise unrelated stories, Morpheus serves only as a minor character. Here we meet the mother of Morpheus's son, find out what cats dream about, and discover the true origin behind Shakespeare's A Midsummer's Night Dream
The book of ballads by Charles Vess( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of traditional English, Irish, and Scottish songs and folktales, retold in graphic novel form by some of today's top fantasy writers, includes Neil Gaiman's "The False Knight on the Road," Sharyn McCrumb's "Thomas the Rhymer," and Jane Yolen's "King Henry" and "The Great Selchie of Sule Skerrie."
The sandman by Neil Gaiman( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the final Sandman tale, Morpheus made the ultimate decision between change and death. As one journey for the Endless ends another begins for the Lord of Dreams and his family. All the final pieces come together for the final moments of the Sandman
A circle of cats by Charles De Lint( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and Korean and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Lillian, an orphan who loves roaming the woods looking for fairies when her chores are done, is bitten by a deadly snake and saved through the magical forest creatures
The beastly bride : tales of the animal people( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories and poems relating to animal transfiguration legends from around the world, retold and reimagined by various authors. Includes brief biographies, authors' notes, and suggestions for further reading
Bone by Jeff Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This prequel to the epic Bone saga follows the story of Gran'ma Ben
 
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Alternative Names
Charles Vess Amerikaans kunstenaar

Charles Vess illustrateur américain

Charles Vess ilustrador estadounidense

Charles Vess US-amerikanischer Illustrator und Schriftsteller

Vess, Charles 1951-

Vess, Charles Dana

Vess Charles Dana 1951-....

Vess, Tsjarlz, 1951-

Весс Ч. Д. 1951-

Весс Ш. 1951-

Чарльз Весс

צ'רלס וס מאייר אמריקאי

베스, 찰스

チャールズ・ヴェス

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The Coyote Road : trickster talesInstructions : [everything you'll need to know on your journey]Blueberry girlThe Sandman : the wakeThe books of magicFables : 1001 nights of snowfallStardustThe Green Man : tales from the mythic forest