LONDON, November 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley and David Beckham are just a few of the celebrities who have given their ink handprints to the new book 'Celebrity Handprints' by James Preston, published 1st December 2007. Imagine, the fingerprints of Johnny Depp at your own fingertips. What's more, all proceeds from the sale of the book are being given to the UK charities BBC Children in Need and Great Ormond Street Hospital. The book is available from Amazon, bookstores and the website http://www.celebrityhandprints.org

James Preston has spent the past three years traveling the UK and the world compiling an amazing collection of ink handprints and accompanying photographs from over 100 of the most famous names in film, television, music and sport. In this book you'll find 42 unique expressions of identity for you to examine. Enjoy comparing each one and then your own palm to those of David Beckham, Johnny Depp or Keira Knightley. These actual size handprints provide a fascinating insight into the personality of the celebrities, who have shown kindness by contributing to this creative project. Discover what makes a handprint such a symbol of achievement and success in Celebrity Handprints.

There'll definitely be at least one handprint in the book everyone will want to cut out and frame. Therefore, also available from the website http://www.celebrityhandprint.org is a unique limited edition series of giclee prints, quality reproductions from the contributing celebrities including Johnny Depp with other names such as Oasis, Little Britain, Gwen Stefani and UK footballers John Terry and Steven Gerrard being added. These actual size giclee prints are supplied for buyers to frame and come with an accompanying 5" x 7" professional photograph of the related celebrity having printed their hand. The UK charities BBC Children in Need and Great Ormond Street Hospital will additionally receive 30% from each giclee handprint sold.

The book 'Celebrity Handprints' is paperback, 110 pages and priced at GBP20.00. ISBN 978-0955752308. The giclee handprints may only be purchased via http://www.celebrityhandprints.org and are priced at GBP50.00 each.

All press enquires, requests for more information and images should be directed to Celebrity Handprints on +44(0)870-042-2018 or sales@celebrityhandprints.org. There are ten copies of the book Celebrity Handprints by James Preston and the 1st in the series of each limited edition giclee print from the names released on offer to press features as reader giveaways/prizes.