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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Creatures
     

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Creatures

by David Brawn, Peter Jackson (Commentaries by), Richard Taylor (Commentaries by)
 

Packed with photos, this fascinating introduction to the monsters and peoples in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy shows how the filmmakers have brought the inhabitants of Middle-earth to life for the big screen.

The book contains creatures familiar from the first film, from the benign hobbits to Lurtz, the ill-fated leader of the Uruk-hai, and includes races

Overview

Packed with photos, this fascinating introduction to the monsters and peoples in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy shows how the filmmakers have brought the inhabitants of Middle-earth to life for the big screen.

The book contains creatures familiar from the first film, from the benign hobbits to Lurtz, the ill-fated leader of the Uruk-hai, and includes races prominent in the new movie, The Two Towers, including the Rohirrim, the Easterlings, the Haradrim and the tree-like Ents.

Both an exciting introduction for children and a reference for adult movie buffs, there are also behind-the-scenes details on how each creature was designed and brought to life.

Includes fold-out poster.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618258116
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
11/06/2002
Series:
Lord of the Rings Series
Edition description:
None
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.47(w) x 9.66(h) x 0.26(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Director of his special effects company Weta, Taylor has been special effects designer on all of Peter Jackson's feature films including The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Frighteners, Heavenly Creatures, Braindead, Meet the Feebles and the television documentary "Forgotten Silver." For the groundbreaking work accomplished by Taylor, his partner Tania Rodger, and their team at Weta, Taylor won two Oscars and two British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards - for Best Visual Effects and Best Makeup, and received both BAFTA and Oscar nominations for Costume Design as well as numerous other awards and accolades.

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