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Song of the Dark Crystal

The second original companion novel to Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal follows Naia and Kylan as they seek help from the Gelfling clans to prevent the Skeksis from implementing the next stage of their sinister plan.


About Joe

J.M. (Joseph) Lee is a Minneapolis author, illustrator and writing mentor with a background in linguistics and film. He was the winner of the prestigious Jim Henson’s the Dark Crystal Author Quest and author of the anticipated SHADOWS OF THE DARK CRYSTAL, the official prequel fantasy novel to the 1982 classic fantasy film. Check out the news & media page for more information, interviews and articles about this exciting project.

Joe likes coffee, history, and Corvettes. He mostly comes out at night… mostly.



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