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The art of Kubo and the two strings

Author: Emily Haynes
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books LLC, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From LAIKA, the Academy Award nominated studio behind Coraline, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls, comes a new adventure set in a mythical ancient Japan. In Kubo and the Two Strings, scruffy, kind-hearted Kubo cares devotedly for his mother while eking out a humble living in their sleepy shoreside village. But when a spirit from the past appears, Kubo suddenly finds himself entwined in a violent struggle against gods  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Haynes
ISBN: 9781452153155 1452153159
OCLC Number: 929863405
Description: 159 pages ; 25 x 29 cm
Contents: Home --
The quest --
The return.
Responsibility: by Emily Haynes ; foreword by Travis Knight.

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From LAIKA, the Academy Award nominated studio behind Coraline, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls, comes a new adventure set in a mythical ancient Japan. In Kubo and the Two Strings, scruffy, kind-hearted Kubo cares devotedly for his mother while eking out a humble living in their sleepy shoreside village. But when a spirit from the past appears, Kubo suddenly finds himself entwined in a violent struggle against gods and monsters. This fully illustrated book offers a behind-the-scenes view of the amazingly detailed artwork and unique stop-motion animation style involved in the film's creation.
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Holiday Gift Guide Pick --Nerdist "This book is filled with gorgeous artwork, character designs, and storyboards. There are a few film stills, as well as a few examples of Kiyoshi Saito's woodblock Read more...

 
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