Need something to help tide you over while you wait for the the third season of Stranger Things, or do you want the perfect holiday gift for the Upside Down-obsessed person in your life? If so, you may be interested in Gina McIntyre's Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down, the official behind-the-scenes companion to the ’80s-esque Netflix series.

Brimming with cast interviews, photos, and concept art, the retro-styled Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down book features a vintage well-worn aesthetic and includes early drafts of the show, pitches that the Duffer brothers made to Netflix, and a special look ahead at the third season of the series.

If you're looking to get a jump start on your holiday horror shopping, you'll be happy to know that this behind-the-scenes book was released on October 30th and is now available in hardcover.

To learn more, visit Penguin Random House's website, and get an in-depth look at the book in Del Rey's official video below:

"The official behind-the-scenes companion guide to the first two seasons of Stranger Things and beyond, featuring exclusive color photos and stunning concept art.

Note: This book has been designed to mimic a used book. The marks, scuffs, and tears on the cover and pages are an intentional design element.

Stranger things have happened. . . .

When the first season of Stranger Things debuted on Netflix in the summer of 2016, the show struck a nerve with millions of viewers worldwide and received broad critical acclaim. The series has gone on to win six Emmy Awards, but its success was driven more than anything by word of mouth, resonating across generations. Viewers feel personal connections to the characters. Now fans can immerse themselves in the world—or worlds—of Hawkins, Indiana, like never before. Inside you’ll find

• original commentary and a foreword from creators Matt and Ross Duffer
• exclusive interviews with the stars of the show, including Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, and David Harbour
• the show’s earliest drafts, pitches to Netflix, and casting calls
• insights into the Duffers’ creative process from the entire crew—from costume and set designers to composers and visual-effects specialists
• deep dives into the cultural artifacts and references that inspired the look and feel of the show
• a map of everyday Hawkins—with clues charting the network of the Upside Down
• the Morse code disk Eleven uses, so you can decipher secret messages embedded throughout the text
• a look into the future of the series—including a sneak preview of season three!

Adding whole new layers to enrich the viewing experience, this keepsake is essential reading for anyone and everyone who loves Stranger Things.

Hardcover | $36.00
Published by Del Rey
Oct 30, 2018 | 224 Pages | 7 x 10"

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