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The Illustrated Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Illustrated Legend of Sleepy Hollow


The Illustrated Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Artist Rachel O’Donnell brings the Headless Horseman to life with this illustrated version of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. First published in 1819-1820 in The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., a collection of short stories and essays written by Washington Irving, this artist edition spotlights the infamous story of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

A New + Improved Edition of Washington Irving's Legend of Sleepy Hollow
This Illustrated Legend of Sleepy Hollow features an original pulp art inspired cover, 16 new artist illustrations and in-depth foreword from painter Rachel ODonnell. Readers can look forward to full-page romantic 1930s inspired illustrations of Katrina Van Tassel with her attempted suitor, Ichabod Crane. There are many books featuring The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, but this artist-made version is must-have for collectors of illustrated classics.

Additionally, this special edition version of Sleepy Hollow features a critical analysis essay on the narrative scope and the characterization of Ichabod Crane and Katrina Van Tassel by talented screenwriter, Michael Schatz. Is Ichabod the hidden villain of Sleepy Hollow or is he the frail and innocent protagonist we remember? Michael Schatz unveils the true nature of Ichabod as presented in 
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and his re-imagined portrayals in TV and film.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is one of the most influential ghost stories of American literature. Written over 200 years ago, the story of the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow has been adapted into several films, both animated and live-action and continues to reign supreme during the Halloween season and beyond. Katrina Van Tassel, Brom Bones and Ichabod Crane remain some of the most iconic characters in American fiction and are brought to life with this carefully curated Sleepy Hollow illustrated book.

Large-Print Edition
Looking for large print books for spooky season? Get cozy and drift away into the mysterious and melancholic world of Sleepy Hollow without straining your eyes with this large-font version of Irving's classic tale. Printed in 16 point font, this artist edition book of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is accessible and beautiful. 'Tarry' down the country paths of Sleepy Hollow with Ichabod Crane, Katrina Van Tassel and Brom Bones without reaching for your reading glasses or squinting your eyes.

Get Spirited Away By The Headless Horseman
This beautifully and thoughtfully designed book of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is perfect for lovers of vintage Halloween art and fans of Tim Burton’s 1999 film, Sleepy Hollow. Books are a wonderful way to mark the start of Autumn! Gift this artistic rendition of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow to friends, family and your significant other.

Looking for Gothic books to add to your Halloween celebrations? Add this illustrated Sleepy Hollow book to your Fall reading lists or as the October book of the month. Ask your fellow Sleepy Hollow readers, "Did Ichabod escape the Headless Horseman or was Ichabod spirited away to the afterlife?". Perhaps, Ichabod left town, mortified by his rejection from heiress, Katrina Van Tassel, or maybe, just maybe, Ichabod replaced the pumpkin carried by the Headless Horseman. Irving left the ending of T
he Legend of Sleepy Hollow and the fate of Ichabod Crane ambiguous so that you can interpret this classic ghost story as you see fit. But if I were you, I wouldn't blow out that Jack-o'-Lantern too quick.

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