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Dave McKean

Biography

Dave McKean

Dave McKean has created illustrations and photographs for hundreds of CD, book, and comics covers as well as publishing projects with John Cale, Stephen King, and the Rolling Stones, and is probably best known for his graphic novels, including the best-selling ARKHAM ASYLUM and Neil Gaiman's The Sandman series. He also illustrated Gaiman's graphic novels VIOLENT CASES, SIGNAL TO NOISE, and MR. PUNCH, and the children's books CORALINE and THE DAY I SWAPPED MY DAD FOR TWO GOLDFISH. He is the author and illustrator of THE GRAPHIC NOVEL CAGES, which won the Alph Art, Pantera, and Harvey Awards for Best Graphic Novel, and PICTURES THAT TICK, which recently won the Victoria and Albert Museum Illustrated Book Awards Overall First Prize. He has written and directed several short films, and has contributed production designs for the second and third Harry Potter films. He lives in England.

Dave McKean

Books by Dave McKean

Written by SF Said with illustrations by Dave McKean - Adventure, Children's 10+, Coming of Age, Fiction, Science Fiction
Lucky lives a relatively normal life on a remote moon of the planet Aries One, safe from the turmoil and devastation of the interstellar war between Humans and Aliens. Lucky has seen images of the horned, cloven-hooved Aliens before, but he’s never seen one up close. Then one night, he dreams that the stars are singing to him --- and wakes to evidence suggesting that he is not so normal after all. When Lucky’s mother sacrifices herself to help him escape an elite Human military force called the Shadow Guards, he must rely on the Alien crew of a ramshackle starship.
written by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean