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Illustration for article titled Read This: Rare concept drawings from emMuppets/em creator Jim Henson

In other Muppet news that fortunately has nothing to do with a sex scandal,  archivist Karen Falk has collected rare sketches, drawings, storyboards, photos, notes, and other exclusive material from the late Jim Henson for her new book, Imagination Illustrated: The Jim Henson Journal. Falk’s meticulous research of the Muppets mastermind documents his creative process and reveals personal details about his life as one of TV’s most beloved creators. Over at The Atlantic, Maria Popova has an exclusive look at the book, complete with an early photograph of Henson with fellow puppeteer Frank Oz, drawings of Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy on bicycles, and early sketches of Rowlf. As a non-readable bonus, here’s AVC editor Tasha Robinson recommending the book on the Bullseye podcast back in October, and further explaining some of the fascinating contents:


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