for ISKCON News on June 24, 2010
Badger, California, USA — In May The US National Indie Excellence Awards 2010 announced the winners and finalists for this year’s competition.
Hundreds of books in dozens of categories were reviewed by judges who are professionals from all aspects of the independent book industry, from book cover and interior designers and professional copywriters to publishers, writers, editors and more.
They select award winners and finalists based on overall excellence of presentation.
Torchlight Publishing’s Where’s Hanuman?
was chosen as one of the Finalists in the Children’s Picture Book category.
— written by Alister Taylor and illustrated by Christopher Woods and Ben McClintic — gives young children a captivating and fun way to begin learning the treasured story of Rama and Hanuman.
For millennia, India’s most beloved epic, the Ramayana
, has been handed down from generation to generation throughout India and Asia via literature, story telling, art, dance, and drama and song. Hanuman is one of the greatest heroes in the Ramayana
Within the 32 pages of this beautifully illustrated, over-sized volume, children journey into the midst of the most exciting scenes of this adventure. Each of the 12 puzzle scenes is tightly packed with hundreds of humorous characters and dozens of sub-scenes.
From Sita’s Wedding, to Demons in the Forest, to Attacking Lanka, children are sure to have their minds, eyes, as well their funny bones fully engaged as they try to find the characters cleverly hidden in each scene.