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{{book|writer=Brian Jay Jones|illustrator=|date=September 24, [[2013]]|publisher=Random House/Ballantine|series=|isbn=0345526112}}
 
{{book|writer=Brian Jay Jones|illustrator=|date=September 24, [[2013]]|publisher=Random House/Ballantine|series=|isbn=0345526112}}
'''Jim Henson: The Biography''' is an upcoming [[Jim Henson Biographies|biography]] of [[Jim Henson]] written by [[Brian Jay Jones]]. The 672-page book will be released on September 24, [[2013]] (Henson's 77th birthday).
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'''Jim Henson: The Biography''' is an upcoming [[Jim Henson Biographies|biography]] of [[Jim Henson]] written by [[Brian Jay Jones]]. The 672-page book will be released on September 24, [[2013]] (Henson's 77th birthday). The biography will be published by Random House/Ballantine.<ref>[http://brianjayjones.com/2010/07/27/in-which-all-is-revealed/#comment-1599 Author's blog] July 29, 2010</ref>
   
 
==Development==
 
==Development==
In July 2010, it was first reported that author Brian Jay Jones had sold a biography of Jim Henson to Ballantine Books. Jones worked on the project with the blessing of [[the Henson family]] and [[the Jim Henson Legacy]]. According to the press release, the book will cover Henson's professional career, but does not mention how much of his personal life will be featured.<ref>[http://brianjayjones.com/2010/07/27/in-which-all-is-revealed/ Author's blog] July 27, 2010</ref> The biography will be published by Random House/Ballantine.<ref>[http://brianjayjones.com/2010/07/27/in-which-all-is-revealed/#comment-1599 Author's blog] July 29, 2010</ref>
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In July 2010, it was first reported that Jones had sold a biography of Jim Henson to Ballantine Books. Jones worked on the project with the blessing of [[the Henson family]] and [[the Jim Henson Legacy]]. According to a press release, the book will cover Henson's professional career, but does not mention how much of his personal life will be featured.<ref>[http://brianjayjones.com/2010/07/27/in-which-all-is-revealed/ Author's blog] July 27, 2010</ref>
   
From 2010 to 2012, Jones spent time combing through [[The Jim Henson Company Archives|the Henson Archives]] with the assistance of [[Karen Falk]].<ref>[http://brianjayjones.com/jim-henson/brians-jim-henson-journal/ Author's blog] October 8, 2010</ref>
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From 2010 to 2012, Jones spent time combing through [[The Jim Henson Company Archives|the Henson Archives]] with the assistance of [[Karen Falk]].<ref>[http://brianjayjones.com/jim-henson/brians-jim-henson-journal/ Author's blog] October 8, 2010</ref> Jones delivered the first draft manuscript to his editor in June 2012; the draft was 700-pages long.<ref>[http://brianjayjones.com/2012/06/28/celebrational-4/ Author's blog] January 19, 2012</ref>
 
Jones delivered the first draft manuscript to his editor in June 2012; the draft was 700-pages long.<ref>[http://brianjayjones.com/2012/06/28/celebrational-4/ Author's blog] January 19, 2012</ref> The book is planned for release on September 24, 2013 — Jim Henson's 77th birthday.<ref>[http://brianjayjones.com/book/ Brian Jay Jones Books]</ref>
 
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

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Jim and kermit
Written by Brian Jay Jones
Published September 24, 2013
Publisher Random House/Ballantine
ISBN 0345526112

Jim Henson: The Biography is an upcoming biography of Jim Henson written by Brian Jay Jones. The 672-page book will be released on September 24, 2013 (Henson's 77th birthday). The biography will be published by Random House/Ballantine.[1]

Development

In July 2010, it was first reported that Jones had sold a biography of Jim Henson to Ballantine Books. Jones worked on the project with the blessing of the Henson family and the Jim Henson Legacy. According to a press release, the book will cover Henson's professional career, but does not mention how much of his personal life will be featured.[2]

From 2010 to 2012, Jones spent time combing through the Henson Archives with the assistance of Karen Falk.[3] Jones delivered the first draft manuscript to his editor in June 2012; the draft was 700-pages long.[4]

See also

Sources

  1. Author's blog July 29, 2010
  2. Author's blog July 27, 2010
  3. Author's blog October 8, 2010
  4. Author's blog January 19, 2012

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