The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

This is a ficticious movie title for a children's book called "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane" by Kate Di Camillo. A story of a rabbit doll that is beloved by its owner but gets lost in the ocean and begins his miraculous self-discovery and his purpose for existence.
All images and animation were done by Alysson Castro. 
Music: Shine from "The Album Leaf".

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

CREDITS:All images and animation were done by Alysson Castro. 
Music by The album leaf.
The Book
Brief by Veronica Schwartz, Des Plaines Public Library, ILEdward Tulane, a doll rabbit, is the main character in this thoughtful tale by Kate DiCamillo (Candlewick, 2006). Edward is dearly loved by a young girl named Abilene. One day he is lost over the side of a boat. His journey leads him to a older couple who dress him like a girl rabbit, a hobo and his dog, a young girl and her brother and, finally, to a doll shop. Along the way, Edward learns to love the people he encounters. He also learns that family members can be cruel to one another; that hobos have family that they love dearly and don’t want to forget; that no matter how much you love someone, she may still die; and that no matter what happens in life, never give up on love. Tony Award-winner Judith Ivey infuses each character that Edward encounters with a unique accent and aura, and accurately portrays their emotions. A beautifully crafted telling.–Veronica Schwartz, Des Plaines Public Library, IL
Inspiration Vintage Tin Toys and Puppet Show gives the nostalgic feel suited for bedtime stories and Fairy Tales.  
Mood and StyleWith an intention to achieve a sense of forgotten and abandoned past, I looked for sepia tones and muted colors. Dirty and dusty but very ornamented.Shallow depth of field. Contrast of shadows and light.The graphics will be originated by drawings and will have a handcrafted look, put together by sowing, painting ,nails and screws. Slow movements and melancholic sound.
TypographyHand made type or painted on wood, as if it was there for a long time giving a sense of abandonment.
Concepts
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