Life of Pi: [a novel]

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Lexile measure:
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"Will the tiger be menacing; will the ocean be threatening; will the island be something out of Frankenstein or will it be an Eden?"—Yann Martel Life of Pi, first published in 2002, became an international bestseller and remains one of the most extraordinary and popular works of contemporary fiction. In 2005 an international competition was held to find the perfect artist to illustrate Yann Martel's Man Booker Prize–winning novel. From thousands of entrants, Croatian artist Tomislav Torjanac was chosen. This lavishly produced edition features forty of Torjanac's beautiful four-color illustrations, bringing Life of Pi to splendid, eye-popping life. Tomislav Torjanac says of his illustrations: "My vision of the illustrated edition of Life of Pi is based on paintings from a first person's perspective—Pi's perspective. The interpretation of what Pi sees is intermeshed with what he feels and it is shown through [the] use of colors, perspective, symbols, hand gestures, etc."

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9780156027328
9780156035811
9780547350653
9781598873443
159887344
9780547416113
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.7, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
830L
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"Will the tiger be menacing; will the ocean be threatening; will the island be something out of Frankenstein or will it be an Eden?"—Yann Martel

Life of Pi, first published in 2002, became an international bestseller and remains one of the most extraordinary and popular works of contemporary fiction.

In 2005 an international competition was held to find the perfect artist to illustrate Yann Martel's Man Booker Prize–winning novel. From thousands of entrants, Croatian artist Tomislav Torjanac was chosen. This lavishly produced edition features forty of Torjanac's beautiful four-color illustrations, bringing Life of Pi to splendid, eye-popping life.

Tomislav Torjanac says of his illustrations: "My vision of the illustrated edition of Life of Pi is based on paintings from a first person's perspective—Pi's perspective. The interpretation of what Pi sees is intermeshed with what he feels and it is shown through [the] use of colors, perspective, symbols, hand gestures, etc."

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subject_facet Adventure fiction, FICTION / Action & Adventure, FICTION / Literary, Human-animal relationships -- Fiction, Ocean travel -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Pacific Ocean -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Storytelling -- Fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. -- Fiction, Teenage boys -- Fiction, Tiger -- Fiction, Tigers -- Fiction, Zoo animals -- Fiction
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