THE ART OF KUBO

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The Art of Kubo and the Two Strings Hardcover – Illustrated, July 19, 2016
by Emily Haynes (Author), Travis Knight (Preface)



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.

Laika, LLC, simply known as Laika (stylized as LAIKA), is an American stop-motion animation studio specializing in feature films, commercial content for all media, music videos, and short films. The studio is best known for its stop-motion feature films Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls, Kubo and the Two Strings and Missing Link.

About the Author
Emily Haynes is the co-founder of BluePen, an editorial development agency. She is the author of numerous books, including Ganesha's Sweet Tooth and Designing With Pixar. She lives and works in Oakland, California.

Travis Knight is LAIKA's president and CEO. He was lead animator of LAIKA's first feature, Coraline, as well as producer and lead animator of both ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Chronicle Books; Illustrated edition (July 19, 2016)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 160 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1452153159
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1452153155
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2.71 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 11.5 x 0.75 x 9.75 inches
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