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How to Cartoon

John Halas and Bob Privitt, Focal Press, London 1959 

Design in Motion

John Halas, Studio Vista, London 1962

Film and TV Graphics

John Halas and Walter Herdeg, Graphis Press Geneva 1968

The Technique of Film Animation

John Halas and Roger Manvell, Focal Press London 1969

Art in Movement

John Halas and Roger Manvell, Studio Vista, London 1970

Computer Animation

John Halas, Focal Press, London 1974

Visual Scripting

John Halas, Focal Press, London 1975

The Great Movie Cartoon Parade

John Halas and David Rider, Crown, New York 1976

Film animation, a simplified approach

UNESCO, Paris London 1976

Full length animated feature film

Bruno Edera, edited by John Halas, Focal Press, London 1977

Graphics in Motion

John Halas, Novum Press, Bruckmann, Munich, 1981

Masters of Animation

John Halas, BBC Books, London 1987

The Contemporary Animator

Focal Press London and USA, 1990

The Illustrated Animal Farm, 70th anniversary edition

Illustrated by Joy Batchelor and John Halas, Penguin Books, 2015

Out of print

Orwell Subverted

by Daniel Leab, The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007

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To purchase Halas & Batchelor books, click the images below

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Halas & Batchelor Cartoons, an animated history

by Vivien Halas and Paul Wells, Southbank Publishing 2006

The book includes a DVD  containing: Magic Canvas (1948), The Figurehead (1953), The History of the Cinema (1957), Automania 2000 (1963), The Symphony Orchestra (1964), Dilemma (1981) and Know your Europeans (1995).

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A Moving Image, Joy Batchelor 1914 - 91, artist, writer and animator

by Vivien Halas with contributions from film and animation experts, Southbank Publishing 2014


Timing for Animation

by Harold Whitaker and John Halas, Focal Press, London 1981
Reprinted 1990, 1997, 1999, 2000,
2001, 2002, 2009 and 2021 updated to include digital animation by Tom Sito

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British animation: The Channel 4 factor

by Clare Kitson, Parliament Hill Publishing, 2008

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Hard cover edition of 'Animal Farm' (in Korean)

Illustrated by Joy Batchelor, BIR Publishing, 2020

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