Selznick International Pictures
Have you ever wanted to hold a little piece of the impossible? . Lavishly illustrated in full color, . The . Doldrums is an extraordinary debut about friendship, imagination, and the yearning for adventure from author-artist . Nicholas . Gannon. . A modern classic in the making, . The . Doldrums is for readers of inventive and timeless authors such as . Brian . Selznick and . Lemony . Snicket. . Archer . B. Helmsley wants an adventure. . No, he needs an adventure. . His grandparents were famous explorers. . until they got stuck on an iceberg. . Now . Archers mother barely lets him out of the house. . As if that would stop a true . Helmsley. . Archer enlists . Adelaide - the girl who, according to rumor, lost her leg to a crocodile - and . Oliver - the boy next door - to help him rescue his grandparents. . The . Doldrums whisks us off on an adventure full of sly humor, incredible detail, and enormous heart. . With approximately twenty pieces of breathtaking full-color artwork, as well as black-and-white spot illustrations, and gorgeous, literary writing, . Nicholas . Gannon proves himself to be a distinctive new voice with his middle grade debut. . Be in it for the limitless imagination. . For the characters who capture your heart. . For the rich world youll want to settle into. . But most of all, be in it for the friendship. . That, after all, is the true adventure.
Seventy-five years after . America fell in love with the cinematic classic . Gone with the . Wind, . LIFE revisits the making of the award-winning movie and gives readers a rare look into the films captivating, behind-the-scenes drama. . This richly illustrated book is a must-have collectors item for old fans and new. At age 75, . Gone with the . Wind endures magnificently and is often considered one of the best films of all time. . The travails of getting the movie made in the 1930s were chronicled in the pages of . LIFE (1,400 actresses interviewed before . Vivien . Leigh chosen; . Selznick waited two years for . Clark . Gable to sign on to the project), as was the frenzy of its premiere. . All of this coverage is revisited in this lavish coffee-table edition, which also includes behind-the-scenes photography from the set, stunning pictures of the famed burning of . Atlanta scene, as well as all of the fascinating, intimate photography from the making of the movie. Furthermore, . LIFE partnered with renowned southern authors to bring readers insight into the influence of the book and film on . American culture and presents a side-by-side chronicle of what . Gone with the . Wind claims, and what really happened during the . Civil . War. . This book is as informative and intriguing as it is beautifully illustrated.