Anzu the Great Kaiju Book Launch with Benson Shum - via Zoom

Book Launch with Benson Shum for Anzu the Great Kaiju on Tuesday, January 11th at 4 pm PT/ 7 pm ET via Zoom
Tuesday, January 11, 2022 - 4:00pm

Discover your power!

Anzu the Great Kaiju book cover

Once Upon A Time is excited to start the new year with the launch of Anzu the Great Kaiju written and illustrated by Benson Shum. This adorable new picture book will allow young readers ages 4+ to discover the power and beauty of being your true self. Join us for a storytime and craft via Zoom and order a signed copy below. Pre-orders will receive a special print from Benson!

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About Anzu the Great Kaiju: An adorable picture book about a tiny monster with a big heart trying to follow in his family's footsteps.

All great Kaiju are born with a super power to strike fear in the heart of the city. 
But Anzu is different. 
Instead of mayhem, he likes May flowers. 
Instead of striking fear, he prefers to be sincere. 
Can Anzu find a way to make his family proud and stay true to his kind self? 

From Disney animator and illustrator Bensom Shum comes an adorable and heartwarming picture book about making your own way and the unexpected power of gentleness--perfect for fans of Ferdinand the Bull.

Benson Shum author photo provided by author

About the author: Benson Shum is a children's book author and illustrator. He uses watercolor, ink and digital tools to create his illustrations. Trained in animation, his stories and paintings are expressive and full of movement. Benson writes and illustrates a wide range of Children’s books, from Board Books to Picture Book to Early Readers. The book he illustrated, SLOTH WENT published by Bloomsbury in 2020, received a starred review from Booklist. Benson is also an Animator at the Walt Disney Animation Studios, where he was a part of such films as Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, Moana, and Frozen 2. Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Benson now lives in Los Angeles, California.


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Tuesday, January 11th at 4:00 PM Pacific Time 

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