"Steve The Engineer" - Personally signed & remarqued by the artist, Glenn Chadbourne.
This orignal remarque depicts Stephen King as the train engineer.
London, UK. Hodder Children's Books, 2016. "Charlie the Choo-Choo" By Beryl Evans (Stephen King). First edition, first impression. One of 1,000 copies to include a limited edition print signed and numbered by the author, "Beryl Evans". This is number 570. Illustrated by Ned Dameron. Fine in a fine slipcase. Full number line on the copyright page. Now a hard edition to find with the signed print. This edition includes a full page original remarque by the artist, Glenn Chadbourne, that shows Stephen King as the train engineer.
Note: This book is NOT signed by Stephen King.
Own An Original Piece of Work By The Artist
The artwork adds a special value because it is a one-of-a-kind original. This detailed finished full-page drawing ties in with the subject matter of the book and is personally and individually drawn for you by Glenn Chadbourne. This highly collectible piece of artwork depicts Stephen King as the train engineer. A unique opportunity to own an original piece of work by the artist. Remarquing is only done on a select few books of each edition, thus making them highly collectible.
Steve The Engineer - Further enhancing the appearance and collectibility of this already highly sought after edition.
The remarque features Charlie The Choo-Choo with the number 19 on the side. The number 19 is a mystical number that appears regularly throughout the works of Stephen King, particularly the Dark Tower series. It is the eighth smallest prime number, and the tenth smallest positive odd number.
Charlie the Choo-Choo:
Fans of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower will definitely want this picture book about a train engine and his devoted engineer. Engineer Bob has a secret: His train engine, Charlie the Choo-Choo, is alive…and also his best friend. From celebrated author Beryl Evans and illustrator Ned Dameron comes a story about friendship, loyalty, and hard work.
Engineer Bob has a secret: His train engine, Charlie the Choo-Choo, is alive…and also his best friend. From celebrated author Beryl Evans (a pseudonym for Stephen King) and illustrator Ned Dameron comes a story about friendship, loyalty, and hard work.
Fans of Stephen King’s acclaimed Dark Tower series will recognize Charlie the Choo-Choo as the picture book that shows up in Book Three, The Waste Lands, written by the character Beryl Evans. An Easter egg for devoted fans, a mock-up of the book was recently distributed at San Diego Comic Con, where over 500 fans gathered to claim one of 150 copies available. Now in its completion, fans across the country can bring Charlie the Choo-Choo to their home libraries.
From the world of The Dark Tower
- Written by Beryl Evans (aka Stephen King)
- Illustrated by Ned Dameron
- *As seen in the Dark Tower film, releasing in February 2017.*
About the Author
Beryl Evans is the pseudonym adopted by Stephen King for his picture book Charlie the Choo-Choo. Stephen King has written over fifty worldwide bestsellers. His acclaimed works include Carrie, The Shining, The Stand, Misery and 11.22.63. He is also the author of The Dark Tower fantasy series. Many of his books have been turned into celebrated films, including Stand by Me, The Green Mile and The Shawshank Redemption.
Ned Dameron has done illustrations for Dungeons and Dragons, as well as some for reprints of Edgar Rice Burroughs’s works. He has produced cover artwork for many popular novels, including The Waste Lands by Stephen King and The Second Generation by Margaret Weiss and Tracy Hickman.
About the book
Charlie the Choo-Choo: From the World of The Dark Tower is a children's book by Stephen King, published under the pseudonym Beryl Evans. The story was written by Stephen King and published in King's previous novel The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands : the book is found by Jake and in chapter 22 the story is intended to be creepy and give children nightmares. It was published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers on November 11, 2016. The book appears in the first episode of the Apple TV+ miniseries Lisey's Story.
The book was first revealed at San Diego Comic-Con, where a limited edition of 150 copies was given to attendees. Actress Allison Davies participated in a book signing at the event, portraying the fictional author Beryl Evans.
About Glenn Chadbourne
Glenn Chadbourne's artwork has appeared in more than thirty books as well as dozens of magazines and comics. His trademark pen and ink drawings have accompanied the works of today's hottest genre authors. His other Stephen King Limited Editions with Cemetery Dance Publications include two volumes of The Secretary of Dreams. Glenn lives in Newcastle, Maine, with his wife Sheila.
Glenn Chadbourne is an American artist. He lives in Newcastle, Maine. He is best known for his work in the horror and fantasy genres, having created covers and illustrated books and magazines for publishers such as Cemetery Dance Publications, Subterranean Press, and Earthling Publications. Mr. Chadbourne is known for his sense of humour and down to earth manner, as well as the stark honesty of his work.
Glenn Chadbourne attended Lincoln Academy before continuing his education at The Portland School of Art. He also attended the University of Maine at Augusta, as well as the University of Southern Maine.
His first published work was in the late 1980s for the Stephen King related newsletter called Castle Rock. He won a contest that called for artists to submit something Stephen King related.
He wrote, illustrated, and self-published a few comics called ChillVille and Farmer Fiend's Horror Harvest in the early 1990s. He eventually met Rick Hautala and was asked to illustrate his short story collection Bedbugs. After Cemetery Dance Publications printed Bedbugs in 1999, things began to click for Mr. Chadbourne, and he has since illustrated work for many of the top names in the horror genre.
He recently illustrated The Secretary of Dreams: Volume 1, a graphic collection of Stephen King stories that was published by Cemetery Dance Publications in 2006 in three limited editions. Volume Two was announced as being drawn by Glenn Chadbourne in early 2007.
- Hodder Children's Books
- Signed Limited Edition of 1,000
- Glenn Chadbourne
- Ned Dameron
- Beryl Evans
- Charlie The Choo-Choo