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Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Series

Found in Teen & Young Adult Fantasy Fiction
Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal is one of the most beloved and enduring fantasy brands of the past thirty years.This series of young adult hardcover prequel novels will please diehard fans as well as spark new interest in the world of The Dark Crystal.
Flames of the Dark Crystal #4 by J. M. Lee
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Flames of the Dark Crystal #4

Book 4
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Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Series : Titles in Order

Book 4
Before you watch the upcoming Netflix series (The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance), read these original novels from J. M. Lee that tie into the events of the series.

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal #4 is the fourth book in a series of original young adult novels set in the world of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal.
Book 4
The final book in an original series of novels set in the world of Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

Will the fires of resistance finally unite the Gelfling clans against the growing Skekis threat . . . or is it too late to save Thra?
Book 3
The third book in an original series of novels set in the world of Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

Tides of the Dark Crystal is the third book in a series of original young adult novels set in the world of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal. As the Skeksis turn on the Gelfling, Amri must learn what it means to be a leader before the Gelfling clans–and his friends–become fragmented beyond repair.
Book 2
Before you watch the upcoming Netflix series, read the original novels from J. M. Lee (The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance) that intertwine with the events of the series.

Kylan of Sami Thicket is a skilled song teller, but singing the tales of long-gone heroes won’t help his friends as they journey into dangerous, unknown lands. After uncovering the betrayal of the Skeksis Lords, he and his friend Naia are on the run, pursued by the Skeksis’s underlings and outcast even among their fellow Gelfling. But Kylan knows the truth must be told, no matter how difficult the telling. Maybe there’s use for a song teller after all . . .

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal is one of the most beloved and enduring fantasy stories of the past thirty years. This series of young adult novels will both please the diehard fans and bring new fans in to the world of The Dark Crystal.
Book 1
Shadows of the Dark Crystal is the first book in a series of young adult novels set in the world of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal and ties into the Netflix The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance series. The story takes place years before the events of the classic film and follows the journey of a young Gelfling woman who leaves her secluded home to uncover the truth surrounding the disappearance of her brother who has been accused of treason by the sinister Skeksis Lords.

Praise for Shadows of the Dark Crystal:

“With deft nods to the original Dark Crystal movie and a passionate attention to detail, the author has fashioned an impressive prequel. Fans (who will instantly recognize certain elements) and newcomers alike will find themselves immersed in a new narrative, with new protagonists and dangers to face. Readers who crave otherworld fantasy such as Jaleigh Johnson’s The Mark of the Dragonfly and Paul Durham’s The Luck Uglies will enjoy discovering this new series.”
—School Library Journal
 
“While young readers probably won’t have seen the film, the books might lead them to it; even if they don’t have that point of reference, Henson’s world is richly imagined here, and it will be well worth the projected four books to explore the landscape, characters, and storylines.”
—The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
 
“Characters and situations are compelling, and this first of a planned four-volume series aptly sets the stage and the conflict and tugs strongly on the heartstrings, setting readers up for more great adventures”
—Booklist
 
Before you watch the upcoming Netflix series, read the original novels from J. M. Lee (The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance) that intertwine with the events of the series.

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Shadows of the Dark Crystal is set years before the events of the classic film and follows the journey of a young Gelfling woman who leaves her secluded home to uncover the truth surrounding the disappearance of her brother who has been accused of treason by the sinister Skeksis Lords.
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