Written by Donna Bass
Illustrator Bruce McNally
Published 1982
Publisher Henry Holt & Company
ISBN 0030624142

The Tale of the Dark Crystal is a 1982 illustrated book adaptation of the film The Dark Crystal.

The original 46-page book was released in hardback with a dust jacket. The book was re-released in a paperback "Weekly Reader edition" and in a smaller sized "Weekly Reader hardback edition".