Presents the art and animation of the motion picture, including character designs, settings, effects concepts, and storyboards.
'The Art of the Rise of the Guardians' is a look at the ways artists and craftspeople collaborated to create a stunning CG movie in 3D that will change the way we look at childhood.
Details the films created by the landmark animation studio, including "The Prince of Egypt," "Shrek," "How to Train Your Dragon," and "The Croods," in a book that contains concept art, preproduction designs, and character sketches.
Get to know Jack Frost, the unassuming hero of the Rise of the Guardians movie! The Guardians are in trouble—Pitch wants to take over the world, and they need help to stop him. Jack Frost is not a Guardian, but he does have incredible powers. He can ride the wind like a champion snowboarder and create a massive blizzard anytime he wants. Could Jack be the hero the Guardians have been searching for? Find out in this eBook with audio based on the Rise of the Guardians movie.
Guide to the Guardians.
Author: William Joyce
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's
Get to know all the Guardians with this great guide that is chock full of information about your favourite heroes from the movie. Including games, stickers, and perf-out trading cards, this is a perfect companion to the movie! Based on the series The Guardians of Childhood by award-winning author William Joyce, DreamWorks Animations presents Rise of the Guardians, a film for all the family!
Join forces with the Guardians to defeat Pitch in this retelling of the animated feature Rise of the Guardians. Includes eight pages of full-color images from the movie! When Pitch, the boogeyman, decides that children should believe in him and not the Guardians, he adds a little fear to their dreams, turning them into nightmares. If children around the world are afraid, there will be no more room for hope. The Guardians must band together to stop him. But in order to do so they need a little help from an unlikely source: Jack Frost. Jack loves to have fun, but he’s not usually one for heroics. Will Jack find the hero within him before Pitch can carry out his master plan? Join Jack Frost and the entire gang of Guardians—North, Bunnymund, Tooth, and Sandman—as they band together to vanquish the boogeyman and his nightmarish threats and to preserve the very spirit of childhood. This junior novelization includes eight pages of color images from the movie.
Jamie to the Rescue!
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Meet Jamie and join his adventures with the Guardians in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read with audio, based on the Rise of the Guardians movie! When Jamie, a young boy, first meets the Guardians, he can’t believe his eyes. But sometimes, in order to help save the world, you need to believe in a little magic… Based on the stunning new movie Rise of the Guardians from DreamWorks Animation, this eBook with audio features an adaptation of the movie’s story told from Jamie’s point of view that is ideal for beginning readers.
Author: Xiuhtezcatl Martinez
Challenge the status quo, change the face of activism, and confront climate change head on with the ultimate blueprint for taking action. Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is a 16-year-old climate activist, hip-hop artist, and powerful new voice on the front lines of a global youth-led movement. He and his group the Earth Guardians believe that today’s youth will play an important role in shaping our future. They know that the choices made right now will have a lasting impact on the world of tomorrow, and people--young and old--are asking themselves what they can do to ensure a positive, just, and sustainable future. We Rise tells these stories and addresses the solutions. Beginning with the empowering story of the Earth Guardians and how Xiuhtezcatl has become a voice for his generation, We Rise explores many aspects of effective activism and provides step-by-step information on how to start and join solution-oriented movements. With conversations between Xiuhtezcatl and well-known activists, revolutionaries, and celebrities, practical advice for living a more sustainable lifestyle, and ideas and tools for building resilient communities, We Rise is an action guide on how to face the biggest problems of today, including climate change, fossil fuel extraction, and industrial agriculture. If you are interested in creating real and tangible change, We Rise will give you the inspiration and information you need to do your part in making the world a better place and leave you asking, what kind of legacy do I want to leave?
The Art of Home
Author: Ramin Zahed, Jim Parsons, Adam Rex
Presents an overview of the character designs, background art, and special effects that went into the making of "Home."
When Flint Lockwood discovers that his most infamous invention, the FLDSMDFR, is now creating giant 'food beasts' that threaten to destroy civilization, he knows he's the only one who can stop it.
E. Aster Bunnymund uses his martial arts skills, his network of tunnels, and the help of MiM, Sand Mansnoozy, and Nicholas St. North to battle the Nightmare King, Pitch, who has sent a venomous serpent to attack Bunnymund's royal guard of warrior eggs.
Inspired by the upcoming 3-D fantasy-adventure film, Rise of the Guardians Mix & Match lets kids create hundreds of fun-filled story combinations. Children everywhere are watched over by the Guardians—legendary heroes brought to life in the movie Rise of the Guardians. Take a peek inside the magical world of the Guardians by flipping the panels on each page of this Mix & Match book to create hundreds of fun-filled story combinations.
Author: William Joyce
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Don't miss The Rise of the Guardians, soon to be a major motion picture in theaters November 2012. The second picture book in Academy Award winner William Joyce’s The Guardians of Childhood series tells how the Sandman dreamed up his sweet-dreams legacy. This eBook edition includes audio! One foggy night, the Man in the Moon has a startling thought: When the moon is less than full and bright, who will keep children safe at night? He needs a backup plan! Or a backup Guardian, as it were. His keen eye falls upon a sleepy little fellow living on a sleepy little island who is a sweet-dreamer extraordinaire. Since good dreams always trump bad ones, this means Pitch, the Nightmare King, will be further thwarted in his nefarious quest to terrorize children. So Sanderson Mansnoozie seems the perfect choice. But there are two problems. Firstly, given that Sandy has never had a bad dream, how can MiM convince him how important this new role is to the happy-being of children everywhere? And secondly, how can MiM keep this snoozy ally awake long enough to help? This follow-up to The Man in the Moon, a New York Times bestseller called “dazzlingly inventive,” by Publishers Weekly, introduces us to the sleepy little fellow to whom we owe many a good nights’ rest, the second Guardian of Childhood, the Sandman.
The Man in the Moon
Author: William Joyce
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
In the first book of a multibook series, find out how a round, jolly baby became the great white hope of the Milky Way—and ringleader of the Guardians of Childhood. Up there in the sky. Don’t you see him? No, not the moon. The Man in the Moon. He wasn’t always a man. Nor was he always on the moon. He was once a child. Like you. Until a battle, a shooting star, and a lost balloon sent him on a quest. Meet the very first guardian of childhood. MiM, the Man in the Moon.
Rise and Kill First
Author: Ronen Bergman
Publisher: Random House
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The first definitive history of the Mossad, Shin Bet, and the IDF’s targeted killing programs, hailed by The New York Times as “an exceptional work, a humane book about an incendiary subject.” The Talmud says: “If someone comes to kill you, rise up and kill him first.” This instinct to take every measure, even the most aggressive, to defend the Jewish people is hardwired into Israel’s DNA. From the very beginning of its statehood in 1948, protecting the nation from harm has been the responsibility of its intelligence community and armed services, and there is one weapon in their vast arsenal that they have relied upon to thwart the most serious threats: Targeted assassinations have been used countless times, on enemies large and small, sometimes in response to attacks against the Israeli people and sometimes preemptively. In this page-turning, eye-opening book, journalist and military analyst Ronen Bergman—praised by David Remnick as “arguably [Israel’s] best investigative reporter”—offers a riveting inside account of the targeted killing programs: their successes, their failures, and the moral and political price exacted on the men and women who approved and carried out the missions. Bergman has gained the exceedingly rare cooperation of many current and former members of the Israeli government, including Prime Ministers Shimon Peres, Ehud Barak, Ariel Sharon, and Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as high-level figures in the country’s military and intelligence services: the IDF (Israel Defense Forces), the Mossad (the world’s most feared intelligence agency), Caesarea (a “Mossad within the Mossad” that carries out attacks on the highest-value targets), and the Shin Bet (an internal security service that implemented the largest targeted assassination campaign ever, in order to stop what had once appeared to be unstoppable: suicide terrorism). Including never-before-reported, behind-the-curtain accounts of key operations, and based on hundreds of on-the-record interviews and thousands of files to which Bergman has gotten exclusive access over his decades of reporting, Rise and Kill First brings us deep into the heart of Israel’s most secret activities. Bergman traces, from statehood to the present, the gripping events and thorny ethical questions underlying Israel’s targeted killing campaign, which has shaped the Israeli nation, the Middle East, and the entire world. “A remarkable feat of fearless and responsible reporting . . . important, timely, and informative.”—John le Carré