In Celebration Of The 25th Anniversary Of The Whimsical Family Fantasy- MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO - VIZ Media Releases MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO: THE NOVEL Just In Time For Holiday!
Description: The beloved animated classic is now retold in novel form. The hardcover edition features original illustrations by Miyazaki himself, accompanying a story written by veteran children's book author Tsugiko Kubo. The story follows eleven-year-old Satsuki and her sassy little sister Mei who have moved to the country to be closer to their ailing mother. While their father is working, the girls explore their sprawling old house and the forest and fields that surround it. Soon, Satsuki and Mei discover Totoro, a magical forest spirit who takes them on fantastic adventures through the trees and the clouds--and teaches them a lesson about trusting one another. This novel is sure to delight all Totoro fans and certainly grab new once. This internationally popular property has generated an array of toys, books, collectables and the recently released DVD of MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO. Hayao Miyazaki is one of Japan's most celebrated anime directors-directing such notable films as Spirited Away, (which won the 2002 Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature Film,) Howl's Moving Castle, Ponyo, and more-all of which have received great international acclaim. Hayao Miyazaki books are published in English under VIZ Media’s Studio Ghibli Library imprint. VIz.com $17.99 U.S. and $21.00 Canada
Price: $17.99 to $21.00