Kiki's Delivery Service Picture Book

Kiki's Delivery Service Picture Book

by Hayao Miyazaki

Paperback(1st Edition)

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Kiki, a young witch-in-training, has reached the age of 13. According to tradition, all witches of that age must leave home for one year, so that they can learn how to live on their own. Kiki, along with her talking cat Jiji, fly away to live in the seaside town of Korico. After starting her own delivery service (using her broom as the delivery vehicle), Kiki must learn how to deal with her new life, especially after she loses the power to fly.

A breezy picture and story book featuring artwork taken directly from the movie, Kiki’s Delivery Service.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781421505961
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
Publication date: 06/13/2006
Series: Kiki's Delivery Service Picture Book , #1
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 290,246
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 10.12(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 6 - 18 Years

About the Author

Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan’s most beloved animation directors. In 2005 he was awarded the Venice International Film Festival’s Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement, and his Studio Ghibli received the festival’s Osella Award for overall achievement in 2004. Miyazaki’s films include Spirited Away, winner of the 2002 Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature Film, as well as Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, and Ponyo, all of which have received great acclaim in the U.S. Miyazaki’s other achievements include the highly regarded manga series Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind and Starting Point: 1979-1996, a collection of essays, interviews, and memoirs that chronicle his early career and the development of his theories of animation. Both are published in English by VIZ Media.

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