Internationally acclaimed and best selling faerie artists Brian and Wendy Froud introduce us to a whole new world: the world of trolls; Frouds' unique styles have created some of the best known fantasy images of the late 20th and 21st century; Brian Froud has had great success with his FAERIES and GOOD FAERIES/BAD FAERIES books as well as THE DARK CRYSTAL and LABYRINTH books and films; Brian and Wendy Froud's works are popular with teen girls as well as adults of both sexes; Trolls figure into human stories and mythology from the one lurking beneath the bridge that the three goats try to cross to those featured in the stories of J.R.R. Tolkien; 2012 is the anniversary of two films that Brian and Wendy Froud collaborated on: 30th anniversary of The Dark Crystal and the 25th for Labyrinth; All the artwork has been created just for this book, although some of the characters are recognisable from earlier books.
Brian Froud has created some of the most respected and highly acknowledged mythic artwork of our time. He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo Award for Best Original Artwork. Wendy Froud is an American (born in Detroit) who is a doll artist, sculptor, and puppetmaker, best known for her work creating creatures for the Jim Henson films The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth, as well as her work on the Star Wars series, for which she was the fabricator of Yoda. The Frouds live in Devon, England.