New Release Books by Jody Revenson

Jody Revenson is the author of Power Rangers: The Ultimate Visual History (2018), Harry Potter: The Character Vault (2015), Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: Movie Magic (2018), IncrediBuilds: Harry Potter: Sorting Hat Deluxe Book and Model Set (2017) and other 60 books.

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Power Rangers: The Ultimate Visual History

release date: Nov 06, 2018
Power Rangers: The Ultimate Visual History
Explore the history of Saban’s Power Rangers with this exclusive collection of artwork, behind-the-scenes photos, interviews and more. After the hit series Mighty Morphin Power Rangers launched in 1993, Saban’s Power Rangers quickly became the most-watched children’s television program in the United States. Today, more than two decades later, Power Rangers is one of the longest-running kids' action series in TV history and has become a global pop culture phenomenon. Power Rangers: The Ultimate Visual History takes viewers on a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of the Power Rangers franchise, from the conception of the television show to the present-day seasons, feature films, toys, video games, comic books, and more. This comprehensive collection features interviews with top creators, as well as some of the key writers and producers responsible for the iconic look and panache of the legendary superhero franchise. Special inserts, charts, art replications, and badges add special interest and collectibility to this fantastic tribute to the lasting legacy of the Power Rangers. A special chapter will also focus on the making of the new Power Rangers movie, which was released by Lionsgate in March 2017.

Harry Potter: The Character Vault

release date: Oct 27, 2015
Harry Potter: The Character Vault
A comprehensive, full-color compendium of the key characters in all eight of the Harry Potter films, filled with never-before-seen photographs and illustrations, covering the costumes, makeup, weaponry, and behind-the-scenes story that brought each personality memorably to life on the big screen. Harry Potter: The Character Vault offers fans a deeper look at the creative development of the characters introduced in the books and brought to life in the theatrical series. Jody Revenson brings you closer to Harry, Ron, Hermione, and the students and faculty at Hogwarts, the bureaucrats at the Ministry of Magic, the Triwizard Tournament competitors, the wizarding world families, and the dark forces against them. Each profile in the book includes design sketches and unit photography showcasing the costumes of each character, along with an image of his or her wand, and other iconic props specific to the characters—brooms, Harry’s invisibility cloak, Mad-Eye Moody’s eye and prosthetic leg, and more. Discover how Quidditch gear and Hogwarts’ robes subtly changed as the characters grew up, discover the fashion and artistry behind the Weasley style, the Yule Ball dresses and robes, Slug Club party wear, and Death Eater masks and costumes. Interweaving interviews with the special effects experts, costume designers, makeup artists and the cast, Jody Revenson shows fans how the magic happens, revealing the unique filming techniques used to change particular characters’ sizes, such as a giant Hagrid and Madame Maxime, as well as special makeup processes that created the look of Harry’s Stinging Hex and Peter Pettigrew’s rat-like visage. Featured throughout are intriguing profiles of the special makeup effects artists who share the most memorable effects they’ve used to transform ordinary actors into their extraordinary fictional counterparts. Harry Potter: The Character Vault is your exclusive all-access pass into the creative process of the largest film franchise of all time, and comes complete with two exclusive removable features.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: Movie Magic

release date: Nov 20, 2018
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: Movie Magic
A new installment in the Movie Magic series, this book takes young readers behind the scenes of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The eagerly awaited sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will transport fans once again to the wizarding world. Written by J.K. Rowling and directed by David Yates, the film follows the adventures of Magizoologist Newt Scamander, played by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne. Packed with captivating facts and incredible images from the making of the film, this book features kid-friendly behind-the-scenes looks at the characters, magical locations, beasts, and artifacts seen on-screen. This interactive volume will also come filled with bonus inserts--from maps and posters reproducing props from the film to lift-the-flaps and stickers.

IncrediBuilds: Harry Potter: Sorting Hat Deluxe Book and Model Set

release date: Oct 24, 2017
IncrediBuilds: Harry Potter: Sorting Hat Deluxe Book and Model Set
Kids can build their own customizable Sorting Hat with this exciting hardcover book and 3D wood model set from IncrediBuilds. For generations, the Sorting Hat has placed first-year witches and wizards into one of the four Hogwarts houses: Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, and Hufflepuff. Get an up-close look at how the Sorting Hat was imagined, designed, and brought to life for the Harry Potter films. Readers will learn how the filmmakers crafted the Hat’s unique appearance, how Harry, Ron, and Hermione were Sorted into Gryffindor their first year, and how Fawkes brought the Hat to Harry’s aid during Harry’s battle with the Basilisk in the Chamber of Secrets. Finally, build your own Sorting Hat with the included do-it-yourself wood model, and paint it any way you like!

IncrediBuilds: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Swooping Evil Deluxe Book and Model Set

release date: Nov 18, 2016
IncrediBuilds: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Swooping Evil Deluxe Book and Model Set
Kids can build their own customizable model with this thrilling hardcover book and 3D wood model set from IncrediBuilds. This Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them–themed book and wood model set brings the world of the upcoming film to life. Filled with incredible illustrations and unit photography, the guidebook provides fascinating behind-the-scenes facts about the film and the creatures from the Warner Bros. archive and includes a do-it-yourself 3D wood model of the Swooping Evil, one of the many magical creatures seen in the film. Skill Level: Intermediate

IncrediBuilds: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Swooping Evil 3D Wood Model and Booklet

release date: Nov 18, 2016
IncrediBuilds: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Swooping Evil 3D Wood Model and Booklet
Kids can build their own customizable model with this thrilling booklet and 3D wood model set from IncrediBuilds. This Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them–themed wood model set brings the world of the upcoming film to life. Filled with incredible illustrations and unit photography, the booklet provides fascinating behind-the-scenes facts about the film and the creatures from the Warner Bros. archive and includes a do-it-yourself 3D wood model of the Swooping Evil, one of the many magical creatures seen in the film. Skill Level: Intermediate

Harry Potter: Magical Places from the Films

release date: May 12, 2015
Harry Potter: Magical Places from the Films
A comprehensive and delightful look at Hogwarts, Diagon Alley, The Burrow, Azkaban prison and all of the memorable places, both loved and feared, that brought the Harry Potter movies to life—a keepsake treasury bound in a debossed leatherette case and featuring a removable poster and interactive booklet. Grand in its design and package, Harry Potter: Magical Places from the Films: Hogwarts, Diagon Alley, and Beyond offers an unprecedented look at the creative process that transformed the magical locations of the wizarding world from the page to the big screen. Inside, readers will discover the many challenges the studio faced to build the fantastical sites depicted in Rowling’s books, from Hogwarts castle and its many classrooms and dormitories, to Diagon Alley and the Ministry of Magic. Organized by film appearance, Harry Potter: Magical Places from the Films: Hogwarts, Diagon Alley, and Beyond takes readers on a behind-the-scenes visual journey through all eight of the Harry Potter films. Jody Revenson provides detailed profiles of each location and pairs them with never-before-seen concept art, behind-the-scenes photographs, and film stills with supplementary information that reveals filmmaking secrets from the Warner Bros. archives. Gorgeously designed, visually stunning, Harry Potter: Magical Places from the Films: Hogwarts, Diagon Alley, and Beyond is truly is an unmatched look at the imaginative sets that were designed, built, furnished, and digitally enhanced specifically for the films. It also includes real-life scouting locations across the stunning countryside of England, Wales, and Scotland—many of which would later become the settings for Hagrid’s hut, Shell Cottage, the Hogwarts bridge, and other iconic places. This stunning full-color compendium also includes two exclusive bonus inserts: a map of Diagon Alley folded in an envelope in the back of the book, and “The Paintings of Hogwarts” catalog inserted in the text.

IncrediBuilds: Harry Potter: Dobby 3D Wood Model and Booklet

release date: Jul 26, 2016
IncrediBuilds: Harry Potter: Dobby 3D Wood Model and Booklet
An insider’s look at the beloved house-elves of the Harry Potter films, complete with a do-it-yourself 3D wood model of Dobby! Loyal and devoted to the wizards and witches they serve, house-elves are some of the most beloved magical beings of the wizarding world. With a special focus on Harry Potter’s friend Dobby, this 32-page booklet provides a thrilling behind-the-scenes look at how house-elves were brought to life for the Harry Potter films, from early designs to filmmaking secrets. Build your own Dobby with the included do-it-yourself wood model and embark on a unique and interactive journey through the world of Harry Potter. Skill Level: Easy

Harry Potter: The Creature Vault

release date: Oct 28, 2014
Harry Potter: The Creature Vault
Dementors and House-elves, merpeople and Chinese Fireball Dragons—these are just a few of the magical creatures and frightening monsters populating J. K. Rowling's wizarding world. Harry Potter: The Creature Vault is a fascinating look at how this menagerie was brought to life for the blockbuster Harry Potter film series. Detailed profiles of each creature include rare concept illustrations, behind-the-scenes photography, and filmmaking secrets from the Warner Bros. archive. A removable poster picturing each of the creatures and an interactive Eeylops Owl Emporium catalog complete this must-have package.

Harry Potter - The Creature Vault

release date: Oct 01, 2014
Harry Potter - The Creature Vault
Dementors and goblins, merpeople and Chinese fireball dragons - these are just a few of the magical creatures and frightening monsters populating J.K. Rowling's wizarding world. This book takes a comprehensive look at the process of bringing the menagerie to life for the blockbuster Harry Potter films.

Harry Potter Page to Screen

release date: Jan 01, 2013
Harry Potter Page to Screen
Worthy of a vault at Gringotts, this amazing, limited-edition collection includes eight exquisitely crafted volumes shelved with a scale prop replica of "The Monster Book of Monsters" and a gilded, oversized portfolio with five frame-able prints of concept art. Featuring never-before-published art and text chronicling the making of the Harry Potter films, the set is limited to just 3,000 copies worldwide. Seven of the volumes were created expressly for this collection and delve into different aspects of the filmmaking, showing how the team designed locations, graphics, costumes, creatures, and special effects. A book of the paintings of Hogwarts showcases the exquisite artistry of each. A keepsake book filled with snapshots and personal photos looks at the lasting relationships between cast and crew. The eighth volume is a cloth-bound edition of the New York Times Best-seller, Harry Potter: Page to Screen. All of these precious objects are housed in a collectible box that looks like it came from Diagon Alley. Arriving at your doorstep with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, this limited edition is the ultimate collectible for any wizard or Muggle.

Disneyland Challenge

release date: Sep 15, 2009
Disneyland Challenge
An interactive souvenir book jam-packed with quirky questions and objectives that will test an individual, group, or family''s knowledge of Disneyland Park and Disney''s California Adventure Theme Park.

Popping Up Around Walt Disney World

release date: Jun 01, 2004
Popping Up Around Walt Disney World
Go above and beyond (literally) the attractions at Walt Disney World. You can't just read about Walt Disney World-you have to see it-and what better and extraordinary way than from above? Visit all the great sites and attractions at Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot®, Disney's Animal Kingdom, and the Disney-MGM Studios in this one-of-a-kind presentation. Key attractions are explored with clever accompanying text addressing idiosyncrasies, trivia, history, and much more. With great illustrations and fun facts, Popping Up Around Walt Disney World is a unique gift book for readers of all ages.

Treasure Planet

release date: Oct 01, 2002
Treasure Planet
Go "behind the sails" on an intergalactic treasure hunt in this thrilling new animated space adventure by Walt Disney Pictures. A futuristic twist on one of the greatest adventure stories ever told, Treasure Planet follows Jim Hawkins's fantastic journey across a parallel universe aboard a glittering space galleon. Bug great dangers lie ahead when Jim discovers that his trusted mentor, the cyborg cook John Silver, is actually a scheming pirate with mutiny on his mind. Legends of pirate treasure and pirate terror, the lore of literary pirates, and a look at the loot of a thousand worlds are all featured in this richly illustrated volume that will be treasured by buccaneers of all ages. Discover the film's evolution and the development of its characters, weaponry, and technology, as well as exploring the interesting histories of actual pirates who sailed the seven seas. Part techno-log, part field guide, this book is brimming with diagrams, gadgets, and gizmos, fun facts, and fascinating anecdotes.

The Nightmare Before Christmas: the Official Cookbook & Entertaining Guide

release date: Aug 31, 2021

Harry Potter: the Film Vault - Volume 12

release date: Sep 01, 2020
Harry Potter: the Film Vault - Volume 12
Harry Potter: The Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Each intricately designed book features gorgeous concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive paired with striking insights about bringing JK Rowling's Wizarding World to the big screen. In addition, a collectible poster accompanies each volume.

Harry Potter: the Film Vault - Volume 11

release date: Aug 01, 2020
Harry Potter: the Film Vault - Volume 11
Harry Potter: The Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Each intricately designed book features gorgeous concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive paired with striking insights about bringing JK Rowling's Wizarding World to the big screen. In addition, a collectible poster accompanies each volume.

Harry Potter: the Film Vault - Volume 9

release date: Jun 01, 2020
Harry Potter: the Film Vault - Volume 9
Harry Potter: The Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Each intricately designed book features gorgeous concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive paired with striking insights about bringing JK Rowling's Wizarding World to the big screen. In addition, a collectible poster accompanies each volume.

Harry Potter: the Film Vault - Volume 7

release date: Apr 01, 2020
Harry Potter: the Film Vault - Volume 7
Discover the filmmaking secrets that brought the games and competitions of the Wizarding World to life on-screen. Get an in-depth look at Quidditch, the Wizarding World's favorite sport, and learn all about the challenging Triwizard Tournament as seen in the Harry Potter films. Harry Potter: Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Intricately designed and packed with gorgeous concept art and unit photography from the Warner Bros. archive, each volume in the series gives fans striking insights about bringing the Wizarding World to the big screen. Harry Potter: Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes.

Harry Potter: the Monster Book of Monsters Official Film Prop Replica

release date: Aug 11, 2015
Harry Potter: the Monster Book of Monsters Official Film Prop Replica
In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the ferocious Monster Book of Monsters was required reading for students enrolled in Rubeus Hagrid's Care of Magical Creatures course. The finely crafted collectible Harry Potter: The Monster Book of Monsters Official Film Prop Replica makes the savage tome available to fans everywhere. This film replica comes packaged with a limited edition of Harry Potter: The Creature Vault, which provides detailed profiles of each creature including rare concept illustrations, behind-the-scenes photography, and filmmaking secrets from the Warner Bros. archive. In addition to a removable bestiary poster and an interactive Eyelops Owl Emporium catalog, this special edition features a new poster showcasing concept art of the dragon breeds featured in the films. A must-have package for true fans of the Harry Potter films, The Monster Book of Monsters Official Film Prop Replica is both a stunning collectible and an immersive guide to the fauna of the wizarding world.
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