My Little Pony: The Art of Equestria presents, for the first time, a deep exploration of the art and illustrations from this beloved animated series, Friendship Is Magic. Beginning with the show's premiere and taking readers through its fifth season, the book offers an amazing collection of the art and design that bring this wonderful series to life. The book takes readers behind the scenes of the show and explores how favorite characters and the landscape of Equestria came to look as they are today. Beyond the television show, My Little Pony: The Art of Equestria also examines the intriguing fan culture--including the fan art movement inspired by Friendship Is Magic. With a rich array of conceptual art, episode storyboards, and memorable scenes from the show, My Little Pony: The Art of Equestria is the ultimate guidebook, collector's item, and fan keepsake.
Mary Jane Begin is an award-winning illustrator and author of children's picture books, including the popular My Little Pony: Under the Sparkling Sea. She is a Rhode Island School of Design graduate and a professor in the Illustration Department at RISD.
"Add a little magic to your coffee table with this enchanting exploration of Equestria and its famous be-hoofed denizens."--Animation Magazine