Nori

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Product Details

Price
$24.95  $22.95
Publisher
Drawn & Quarterly
Publish Date
Pages
228
Dimensions
6.3 X 8.4 X 0.6 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781770463974
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About the Author

Rumi Hara was born in Kyoto, Japan, and started printing her comics on a tiny home printer while working as a translator in Tokyo in 2010. After receiving an MFA in illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design, Rumi moved to New York in 2014, where she now lives and works as an illustrator and comics artist. Her comics series Nori was first self-published as minicomics and was nominated for an Ignatz Award in 2018.

Reviews

"The relationship between mischievous- four-year old Nori and her grandmother shines through these pages in rich evocative detail, full of humor, depth of feeling, and a sense of family history and tradition. Beautifully drawn locations in Japan and Hawaii immerse the reader in their world, populated by grinning bats, leaping rabbits, a taste of Mochi--and the wonder and curiosity of childhood."--Glynnis Fawkes

"Rumi Hara's, Nori is vivid and lush with subtle magic and a calm sense of wonder, drawing readers into a masterfully drawn world where the presence of mystical nature spirits are as palpable as the splash of frogs jumping through water and the oily sheen of hot mochi wrapped in salted seaweed. In following Nori's whimsical adventures, I am reminded of my own long-forgotten experiences of childhood wonder and magic."--Yumi Sakugawa, author of The Little Book of Life Hacks: How to Make Your Life Happier, Healthier and More Beautiful

"Unflinching and playful. Timeless cartooning with a fresh voice."--Matthew Forsythe

Winner of the silver MoCCA Arts Festival Award of Excellence (2018); nominee for the 2018 Ignatz Awards for Outstanding Series and Promising New Talent.