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Fun with Hand Shadows [Paperback]

Sati Achath


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1 Nov 1996
Readers can create life out of shadows by the skillful manipulation of their fingers in front of a light source!

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Sati Achath is a cartoonist, caricaturist, illustrator, author, hand shadow puppeteer, ventriloquist, and magician. His caricatures have been published in more than 25 US national newspapers.
Sati is the author of the books, Fun with Hand Shadows' and Hollywood Celebrities Basic Things You've Always Wanted to Know, Volume 1. Danny, Which Wheel Do You Like Best is Sati's first children's book.
He was a quarter-finalist on NBC's 2008 America's Got Talent, and he has been featured on The Late Show with David Letterman, CNN, ABC, CBS, and many other television channels in the US and abroad. Sati works as a Project Evaluation Specialist for the World Bank in Washington D.C. He holds four master's degrees and he speaks six languages. Sati lives with his wife and daughter in Bowie, Maryland.
Sati can be reached at satiachath@gmail.com

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lots of "Fun with Hand Shadows" 24 Jun 2000
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Format:Paperback
This is a great book! A great gift idea. Very neatly organized and easy to read. Compact, and loads of fun with younger kids.
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sensational 1 Oct 1999
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
It thought that it was absolutly fabulous I would recommend it to everyone who likes shadow puppets and who likes making them it is wonderful. I dont know who would make such a good book it taught me how to do peoples faces and everything it is so cool
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very, very complete and extensive 14 Sep 2010
By DonB! - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
While learning hand shadows a few years back, I contacted the author (after seeing him on David Letterman) to inquire about some thoughts I had. We spoke on the phone and he was VERY helpful in guiding me in the process of learning the shadows and putting together an act.

He then told me about his book. This book. When it arrived in the mail, I was overwhelmed with how much information he covers in it.

He talks about proper lighting (without spending much $$$), screen options, finger exercises, and then on to the good stuff.

Sati covers many animals, most of which are of his own creation. He also then shows all of the celebrity hand shadows he has performed, as well as the process he uses to develop recognizable hand shadow characters, encouraging the reader to develop more on his own.

The title of the book is "Fun with Hand Shadows", and the author accomplished exactly that: FUN.

Of all the books on hand shadows that I have in my library (approx 18), this is easily the most informative and FUN.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 29 Sep 2014
By Katrina Best - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
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