One Peace Books Announces “Save the Himalayas: An Evening at the Rubin Museum of Art”
NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – One Peace Books announces Save the Himalayas: An Evening at the Rubin Museum of Art. Save the Himalayas will be held on November 16th, 2011 starting at 6:00 pm. The Rubin Museum of Art is located at 150 W. 17th Street, New York, New York.
Rima Fujita, author of Save the Himalayas (ISBN: 978-1-935548-09-6, Hard Cover, 42 pages, Category: Children’s Fiction) is the author of several books, including Wonder Talk, officially selected as recommended reading by the United Nations, and award winning TB Aware. Rima has received special recognition from several Nobel Peace Laureates including the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Betty Williams.
On November 16th, 2011, an exclusive event will be held at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City to commemorate the publication of her latest book, Save the Himalayas. Guest speakers will include, The representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Lobsang Nyandak, Tendor Dorjee, the executive director of Students for a Free Tibet, and Sharon Gannon, founder of Jivamukti Yoga Center.
“Rima Fujita focuses on the importance of the Himalayan region and various threats it faces. The natural world is our home; it is where we all live. Therefore it is in our interest to look after it.”
-The Dalai Lama
Rima Fujita was born in Tokyo, lived in New York City for thirty-two years, and now resides in Southern California. She is a graduate of Parsons School of Design and has exhibited her work internationally to great acclaim. In 2001 Rima established Books for Children, an organization that produces children’s books and donates them to children in need around the world.
Save the Himalayas is a story about a magical journey through the Himalayas on the back of a crane. A brother, sister, and baby snow leopard learn the importance of our precious environment. While on a mission to find the lost leopard’s home, Zompa, Gonpo, and Norbu learn responsibility for the world around them. Written in Tibetan, English, and Japanese this tale is decorated with vibrant, lush artwork that celebrates the Tibetan landscape. Save the Himalayas includes a foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Richard Gere.
Save the Himalayas is published by One Peace Books (www.onepeacebooks.com). One Peace Books specializes in publishing visually-compelling motivational literature. One Peace Books endeavors to publish literature for global readership, and is committed to its core belief that quality literature should not be limited by borders or race, but should reach people all over the world.
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