Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials

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Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials
Book cover art
Author Wayne Barlowe
Illustrator Wayne Barlowe
Cover artist Wayne Barlowe
Genre science fiction
Published 1979 (Workman Publishing Company)
Media type Print
ISBN 0-89480-500-2
OCLC 5491785
LC Class NC975.5.B36A4

Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials is a 1979 science fiction book by artist Wayne Barlowe, with Ian Summers and Beth Meacham (who provided the text). It contains his visualizations of different extraterrestrial life forms from various works of science fiction, with information on their planetary location or range, biology, and behaviors, in the style of a real field guide for animals, such as Roger Tory Peterson's guide to birds of North America. It was reprinted in 1987.[1]

After the success of the work, Wayne Barlowe wrote a second book, titled Barlowe's Guide to Fantasy.



  1. ^ Barlowe, Wayne (1987). Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials. New York: Workman Publishing Company. ISBN 0-89480-500-2.