The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Illustrated Edition

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Price
$22.00  $20.46
Publisher
Del Rey Books
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.4 X 1.2 inches | 1.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780593359440

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About the Author
Douglas Adams was born in 1952 and created all the various and contradictory manifestations of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio, novels, TV, computer games, stage adaptations, comic book, and bath towel. He was born in Cambridge and lived with his wife and daughter in Islington, London, before moving to Santa Barbara, California, where he died suddenly in 2001.

Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer. He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children. He has won a number of major prizes, including the 2001, 2004, and 2016 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals. His book Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse won the Costa Children's Book Award 2014. Riddell has been honored with an OBE in recognition of his illustration and charity work. He lives in Brighton with his family.
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