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Purchase Autographed Copy of Colin Meloy Book Wildwood

Colin Meloy of The Decemberists' first novel Wildwood hits bookstores August 30th. The children's book was illustrated by his wife Carson Ellis. The project came to life while the couple strolled Forest Park in the Tualatin Mountains west of downtown Portland. Meloy has revealed the story's main character Prue is kind of himself as a kid. Wildwood is described as a spellbinding tale full of wonder, danger, and magic that juxtaposes the thrill of a secret world and modern city life. Original and fresh yet steeped in classic fantasy, this is a novel that could have only come from the imagination of Colin Meloy, celebrated for his inventive and fantastic storytelling. With dozens of intricate and beautiful illustrations by award-winning artist Carson Ellis, Wildwood is truly a new classic for the twenty-first century. Collaborating on the creative project has brought the couple even closer together as they have committed to a three book series. Colin and his wife are offering autographed copies of the book pre-ordered through Powell's Books in Portland.

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