Jim Henson

Jim Henson

This is a complete list of Jim Henson books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Bear in the Big Blue House Books in Publication Order

List of Fraggle Rock Books in Publication Order (with Michael Teitelbaum)

List of Sesame Street Books in Publication Order

List of The Muppets Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Muppet Show Book
1978
2
Jim Henson's Muppet Picnic Cookbook
1981
3
Kermit and Cleopigtra: Starring Jim Henson's Muppets
1981
4
Muppet Babies
1985
5
Favorite Songs From Jim Henson's Muppets (With: Joe Raposo)
1985
6
Jim Henson's Muppets -Ez Play Piano and Organ Music
1986
7
Meet the Muppet Babies (With: Louise Gikow)
Meet the Muppet Babies (With: Louise Gikow)
1986
8
Jim Henson Presents the Giant Next Door
1986
9
Jim Henson's Bedtime Stories
1989
10
Busy Kermit's Nursery Rhymes
1989
11
Kermit's All-Time Favorites
1991
12
Miss Piggy's Favorite Adventures
1991
13
Big Book of Nursery Rhymes & Fairy Tales
1993
14
A - Z Muppets
1993
15
Muppets Christmas Mini Pop Up
1994
16
The Works
1995
17
Kermit's 501 Fun Facts
1996
18
What's Behind There?
1997
19
Muppet Mania
1997
20
Jim Henson's Muppet Babies, Ridiculous Riddles, Lift-A-Flap Book
1998
21
Wisdom from It's Not Easy Being Green and Other Things to Consider
2005
22
8
It's Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider (With: The Muppets and Friends)
2005
23
Baby Kermit's Opposites - Jim Henson's Muppet Babies
2005

List of Children's Books in Publication Order

List of Graphic Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Dark Crystal (With: A.C.H. Smith)
Dark Crystal (With: A.C.H. Smith)
1982
2
Jim Henson's Tale of Sand (With: Jerry Juhl)
Jim Henson's Tale of Sand (With: Jerry Juhl)
2011

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Books in Publication Order

List of Legends of the Dark Crystal Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Legends of the Dark Crystal, Vol. 1: The Garthim Wars (With: Heidi Arnhold, Max Kim)
2007
2
Legends of the Dark Crystal, Vol. 2: Trial by Fire (By: Barbara Randall Kesel)
2010
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List of The Dark Crystal Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The World of The Dark Crystal (By: Brian Froud)
1982
2
Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths, Volume 1 (By: Brian Froud, Brian Holguin)
2011
3
Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths Vol. 2
2012
4
The Dark Crystal
2014
5
Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths, Volume 3
2015
6
Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal Artist Tribute
2018
7
Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: A Discovery Adventure
2018
8
Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal Creation Myths: The Complete Collection
2019
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Jim Henson: Biography

Jim Henson was born on September 24th, 1936. Jim passed away May 16th, 1990 at 53 years old. Jim Henson was born in Greenville, Mississippi.

Jim Henson was the author of the The Muppets Books series which consists of 23 novels. The The Muppets Books series started in 1978 with the novel The Muppet Show Book. The most recently released novel in the The Muppets Books series was Baby Kermit's Opposites - Jim Henson's Muppet Babies which was released in 2005. There are no upcoming novels for the The Muppets Books series.

Jim Henson also wrote the The Dark Crystal series which has 8 books including The World of The Dark Crystal and Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths, Volume 1.

Jim Henson: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Jim Henson on Book Notification is It's Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider, the 22nd novel in the The Muppets Books series.

The most read book by Jim Henson on Book Notification is It's Not Easy Being Green: And Other Things to Consider, the 22nd novel in the The Muppets Books series.

The most common authors followed by users who also follow Jim Henson are:

  1. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter Series.
  2. Harlan Coben, author of the Myron Bolitar Series.
  3. Charles Dickens, author of the novel: A Tale of Two Cities.
  4. Daniel Silva, author of the Gabriel Allon Series.
  5. David Baldacci, author of the Amos Decker Series.

Jim Henson: F.A.Q

When was Jim Henson Born?

Jim Henson was born on September 24th, 1936.

When did Jim Henson die?

Jim Henson died on May 16th, 1990 at 53 years old.

Where was Jim Henson Born?

Jim Henson was born in Greenville, Mississippi, .

What was the first book Jim Henson wrote?

The first novel written by Jim Henson was Dinosaurs, Dino Sound Book - Whose Footprint Is This?, published in 1900.

What was the most recent book Jim Henson wrote?

Their most recently released work was Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal Creation Myths: The Complete Collection on October 1st, 2019.

How many books has Jim Henson written?

Jim Henson has written 46 books across 10 series.
  • 4 Bear in the Big Blue House Books
  • 1 Fraggle Rock Books
  • 2 Sesame Street Books
  • 23 The Muppets Books
  • 4 Children's Books
  • 2 Graphic Novels
  • 3 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 book in the Legends of the Dark Crystal Series
  • 6 books in the The Dark Crystal Series

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