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  • A 21st century retelling of a 2500-year-old story: Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu mythology's best-loved and most enduring tales.
  • About the Author: Sanjay Patel is the author of The Little Book of Hindu Deities and is an animator and storyboard artist for Pixar Animation Studios, where he has worked on numerous films, including Monsters, Inc.; A Bug's Life; Toy Story 2; Ratatouille; The Incredibles; and Toy Story 3.
  • 186 Pages
  • Religion + Beliefs, Hinduism

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The story of Rama, a god-turned-prince, and his quest to rescue his wife Sita after she is kidnapped by a demon king. Includes a detailed pictorial glossary of the cast of characters and sketches of the work in progress.



Book Synopsis



A 21st century retelling of a 2500-year-old story: Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu mythology's best-loved and most enduring tales.

Teeming with powerful deities, love-struck monsters, flying monkey gods, magic weapons, demon armies, and divine love, Ramayana: Divine Loophole tells the story of Rama, a god-turned-prince, and his quest to rescue his wife Sita after she is kidnapped by a demon king.

From princesses in peril to gripping battles, scheming royals, and hordes of bloodthirsty demons, this incredible retelling of the classic Ramayana for kids is the ultimate adventure story presented with an unforgettably modern touch.

Fans of Sanjay Patel's books, including The Little Book of Hindu Deities and Ganesha's Sweet Tooth, will be entranced by this ancient story brought to life with more than 100 dazzlingly colorful illustrations. Readers of all ages who love Hindu as well as Celtic, Roman, Chinese, and Greek mythology, and mythological creatures, will enjoy this timeless tale and its essential themes of duty, honor, and loyalty.

RAMAYANA ILLUSTRATED FOR A NEW GENERATION: Even readers familiar with this ancient tale will find delight and new understanding in these pages. This keepsake volume includes more than 100 colorful full-spread illustrations, a detailed pictorial glossary of the cast of characters who make up the epic tale, and sketches of the work in progress.

GREAT FAMILY READ-ALONG: A hit with parents eager for enthralling books to share with the whole family, Ramayana: Divine Loophole's "incredible illustrations and simple story for kids make this perfect bedtime reading for children aged five and above . . . [A] fun, technicolor way to introduce Hindu mythology to your children." (theswaddle.com)

PIXAR ARTIST AUTHOR: Sanjay Patel is a wildly talented artist whose work as an animator and storyboard artist for Pixar Animation Studios includes Monsters, Inc., A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3, Ratatouille, and The Incredibles. His short film Sanjay's Super Team was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

Perfect for:

  • Readers who love Hindu goddesses, Indian mythology, and ancient adventure tales
  • Educational material for classroom or homeschool curriculum
  • Gift giving for Diwali, birthday, graduation, or any special occasion
  • Fans of Pixar movies, Classic Tales from India, The Illustrated Mahabharata, and D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths



About the Author



Sanjay Patel is the author of The Little Book of Hindu Deities and is an animator and storyboard artist for Pixar Animation Studios, where he has worked on numerous films, including Monsters, Inc.; A Bug's Life; Toy Story 2; Ratatouille; The Incredibles; and Toy Story 3. He has also worked on The Simpsons for Fox and with legendary cartoonist John K., creator of Ren and Stimpy.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.1 Inches (H) x 9.1 Inches (W) x .8 Inches (D)
Weight: 2.0 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 186
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Sub-Genre: Hinduism
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover
Author: Sanjay Patel
Language: English
Street Date: February 10, 2010
TCIN: 12106100
UPC: 9780811871075
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-7841
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.8 inches length x 9.1 inches width x 8.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 2 pounds
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