journeyback10thAnniversaryCoverEleven years ago, Christopher Paolini and Knopf Books for Young Readers released Eragon to the masses. Eragon has since been adapted into a major motion picture, published in 125 countries in 49 languages, and the series itself has sold over 35 million copies.

10th Anniversary Collector’s Edition of Eragon

To celebrate the book’s tenth anniversary, Random House and Christopher Paolini released a one-of-a-kind, limited Collector’s Edition of Eragon. This new edition is be bound in blue faux-leather and features an entirely new gold-foil line art cover by artist Ciruelo Cabral.

The collector’s edition also features six glossy, full-color original illustrations by award-winning artists John Jude Palencar (original artist of the Inheritance Cycle book covers), Michael Hague, Donato Giancola, Ciruelo Cabral, and Raoule Vitale, as well as Christopher Paolini himself:

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*Please note, some of the artists above illustrate art that may be considered mature themed. Please view at your own discretion.

In addition, the book features an essay written by Christopher Paolini reflecting on this tenth anniversary milestone and on the artists who have inspired his work on the Inheritance Cycle and beyond.

Summary of book contents:

  • The entire story of Eragon
  • Blue faux-leather cover featuring new artwork by Ciruelo Cabral
  • Six beautiful, never-before-seen glossy, full-color illustrations by artists John Jude Palencar , Michael Hague, Donato Giancola, Ciruelo Cabral, and Raoule Vitale, as well as Christopher Paolini
  • An essay written by Christopher Paolini reflecting on this tenth anniversary milestone and on the artists who have inspired his work

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