Q: Where can I find The Land of Froud, The World of the
Dark Crystal and other rare Froud books?
A: They are RARE. Out-of-print book searches may dig them up, but be
prepared to pay highly inflated prices such as $75-$150 for The World
of the Dark Crystal and $150-$300 for The Land of Froud.
If you search used bookstores you may find them for a fairer (or lucky)
price. (I got an email from a person who actually found The World
of the Dark Crystal for $5). Or you might just content yourself
with Interlibrary Loan.
Q: Where did you get your copy of The Land of Froud?
A: I don't have one. I had a library copy for two weeks and started
the Froud site so I would still have a copy of my favorite pictures
when I returned the book. (I don't generally like to pay $300 for a
book, even for a Froud one).
Q: I REALLY need to get in contact with Froud. Do you know his mailing
or email address?
A: Has he got email?
Q: I REALLY need to find out Froud's birthday, or other personal
information about Froud.
Q: How did you get permission to use the images on your site?
A: Sorry, I can't help you there either.
A: As I said in the introduction, an email friend told Brian about this
site at a book signing. Brian is happy for these pages to exist as long
as they encourage people to buy his books. (So be sure to stop by the
Q: What is the difference between The Goblins of Labyrinth
and The Goblin Companion?
A: The Goblins of Labyrinth is the original 1986 (out-of-print)
book of conceptual design illustrations (with writing by Terry Jones)
that was associated with the film Labyrinth. The Goblin Companion
includes the same illustrations and the same text, but not the beautiful
full-page paintings Froud did of Sarah, Hoggle, Sir Didymus and other
major characters of the film. (That is why some of them are on this
Q: Oh you horrible person! You have squashed (dead?) fairy pictures
on your site! How could you be so cruel?
A: Please see here for The Pressed
Q: Can I use your images on my site?
A: Come on guys! Who wants a bunch of Froud sites with the same images
on them? Be interesting. Make your site something unique.
Q: Can I put a link to your site on my page?
A: Sure. And if you have a site with interesting Froud stuff on it,
(not just a re-hash of somebody else's scanned images), I would be happy
to include a link to yours. (Honestly, I don't quite understand why
people are always asking permission to put links on their pages!)