New Titles Coming From Mandala Publishing and Earth Aware Editions

New Titles Coming From Mandala Publishing and Earth Aware Editions

Insight Editions is a publisher focused on creating superlative illustrated books on photography, music, and popular culture. Lavishly produced and visually stimulating, every volume from Insight is dedicated to the skilful interplay of word and image. The books produced are unique works that combine the highest quality print production values with the time-honoured traditions of publishing and rich subject matter. Elegant and informative, books from Insight showcase the best of art and photography in exquisite presentations of the bookmaker's craft.

Earth Aware Editions:

Earth Aware Editions is committed to broadening awareness and understanding the unique challenges of our time through powerful and provocative publications. From climate change and conservation to the accelerating loss of diversity in our planet's species and cultures, the continued erosion of our biosphere and ethnosphere cannot be ignored.

Mandala Publishing:

In the traditions of the East, wisdom, truth, and beauty go hand in- hand. This is reflected in the great arts, music, yoga, and philosophy of India. Mandala Publishing strives to bring to its readers authentic and accessible renderings of thousands of years of wisdom and philosophy from this unique culture-timeless treasures that are our inspirations and guides. At Mandala, we believe that the arts, health, ecology, and spirituality of the great Vedic traditions are as relevant today as they were in sacred India thousands of years ago. As a distinguished publisher in the world of Vedic literature, lifestyle, and interests today, Mandala strives to provide accessible and meaningful works for the modern reader.

Founded on the principle that the sustainability of life on Earth depends on the spiritual heal and wisdom of humanity, Earth Aware Editions presents the diverse voices of today's leading environmentalists, photojournalists, cultural commentators, artists, and activists. It is our goal to celebrate global diversity and preserve our cultural heritage for future generations.

Below are some of the recent titles available from Insight Editions, Mandala Publishing and Earth Aware Editions.

The Monkey King: 72 Transformations of the Mythical Hero
By Vincent Zhao
ISBN: 978-1-60887-117-9
Hardcover | $40.00 | 264 Pages
October 2012
Innovative art book featuring 72 artists' unique and distinct interpretations of the iconic Chinese character in diverse and cutting-edge media

Tolkien's World: A Guide to the Peoples and Places of Middle-earth
The unofficial and unauthorized guide to Tolkien's Middle-earth
By Gareth Hanrahan and Peter Mckinstry
ISBN: 978-1-60887-180-3
Hardcover | $24.99 | 80 Pages
October 2012
Awe-Inspiring Illustrated Book, Tolkien's World, Brings to Life Cherished Mythical Characters

The China Tea Book
Luo Jialin
ISBN: 978-1-60887-156-8
Hardcover | $45.00 | 212 pages
November 2012
Learn the Practices and Savor the History of the World's Most Enchanting Brews with The China Tea Book

Buddhas Of The Celestial Gallery
Art by Professor Romio Shrestha
Text By Ian Baker
Foreword By Deepak Chopra
ISBN: 1-60109-60-9
Hardcover | $65.00 | 64 Pages
October 2012
In Buddhas Of The Celestial Gallery Master Nepal and Tibetan Artist Romio Shrestha Applies His Elegantly Progressive Touch To Buddha Iconography

Gods In Print: Masterpieces Of India's Mythological Art
Written by Professor Richard H. Davis
Preface By Vasudha Narayanan
Foreword By Mark Baron
ISBN: 978-1-60887-109-4
Hardcover | $50.00 | 240 Pages
October 2012
Gods in Print Is A Vibrant And Comprehensive Anthology Of India's Heritage Of Devotional Printmaking

The Peaceable Forest: India's Tale of Kindness to Animals
By Kosa Ely
Illustrations by Anna Johansson
ISBN: 978-1-60887-115-5
Hardcover | $16.99 | 32 Pages
October 2012
The Peaceable Forest Adapts Treasured Traditional Indian Tale into Inviting Narrative

Books for Kids:

Agha the Eight Mile Monster, by Karen Wilson-Timmons, illustrations by Marie Thérèse Dubois: Achieving the rare balance of entertainment and meaning, this acclaimed retelling of a story from India's ancient Bhagavata Purana presents a satisfying adventure where children overcome obstacles and nurture inner resources.

All Kinds of Beliefs, by Sheri Safran, illustrations by Emma Damon: A celebration of religious diversity innovatively packaged with lift-up flaps and foldouts for hands-on enlightening fun.

All Kinds of Fears, by Sheri Safran, illustrations by Emma Brownjohn: An instructive yet lighthearted interactive guide to help children recognize, confront, and overcome their fears.

All Kinds of Feelings, by Sheri Safran, illustrations by Emma Brownjohn: From happy to sad, excited to bored, this delightful lift-the-flap book explores children's many moods and teaches them to recognize and trust their feelings and consider their reactions.

All Kinds of Festivals, by Sheri Safran, illustrations by Rachel Fuller: This vibrant lift-the-flap book explores and celebrates the world's myriad religions and cultural diversity.

All Kinds of People, by Sheri Safran, illustrations by Emma Damon: A warm and humorous interactive exploration of the many shapes, sizes, and characteristics of humankind, celebrating what makes each of us special and unique.

Bully, by Sheri Safran, illustrations by Naomi Tipping: An accessible, practical guide that empowers children and parents by helping them recognize and cope with bullying.

Kaliya, Serpent King, by Joshua M. Greene, illustrations by Patrick Wire: Rich illustrations and lyrical storytelling illuminate this ancient Sanskrit wisdom tale about bravery in the face of obstacles and respect for nature.

The Wizard of Oz, from the story by L. Frank Baum as retold by Sheri Safran, illustrated by Nicola L. Robinson: This abbreviated adaption of the cherished classic brings the enchanting epic to life with stunning three-dimensional pop-up scenes and beautifully detailed pen-and-ink illustrations.