The International Editions of The Rainbow Troops

Release Soon!! The Rainbow Troops French edition, and Bulgarian Edition

“A wonderful tale about what a pack of schoolkids, two caring teachers and a powerful sense of hope can achieve. I loved it.”  –Vikas Swarup, The Author of International Bestseller-Slumdog Millionaire

The Rainbow Troops cover-American and Canadian versionThe Rainbow Troops American edition-published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York.Release date: 5 February 2013
The Rainbow Troops cover-American and Canadian versionThe Rainbow Troops Canadian Edition-published by Harper Collins.Release date: 5 February 2013
 The RainbowTroops  cover -Australian and New Zealand VersionThe Rainbow Troops Australian and New Zealand Edition-published by Random House.Release date: 2 January  the rainbow troops-Spanish versionThe Rainbow Troops Spanish Edition-published by Edicione Planeta, Madrid.Release date: 19 February 2013
 coverbelanda-editThe Rainbow Troops Holland Edition-published by Atlas-Contact.Release date:  November 2012
Hirata_24146_MR.inddThe Rainbow Troops German Edition-published by Hanser-Berlin.Released date: 28 January 2013
 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe Rainbow Troops Portuguese Edition-published by Editora Presenca.Release date: 21 March 2013
 The Rainbow Troops Hungarian EditionThe Rainbow Troops Hungarian Edition-published by Geopen.Release date: 17 March 2013
rizzoli's versionThe Rainbow Troops Italian Edition-published by Rizzoli.Release date:  September 2013
 cover The Rainbow troops BrazilThe Rainbow Troops Brazilian Edition-published by Editora Sextante.Release date:  4 June 2012
 cover turki-edit3The Rainbow Troops Turkish Edition-published by Butik Yayincilik.Release date: 20 January 2013
Cover Novel The Rainbow Troops Penguin editionThe Rainbow Troops published by Penguin in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh,and Nepal.Release date: 1 March 2013
the rainbow troopsThe Rainbow Troops Chinese Edition-published by Yilin Press.Release date: 7 August 2012
The Rainbow Troops edisi TaiwanThe Rainbow Troops Taiwanese Edition-published by Solo Press.Release date: 26 September 2011
 Cover versi Vietnam copy-jpg.jpg-editThe Rainbow Troops Vietnamese Edition-published by Nha Nam.Release date: 20 November 2012
cover JepangThe Rainbow Troops Japanese Edition-Published by Sunmark.Release date: November 2013
HirataThe Rainbow Troops French Edition-Published by Mercure de France.Release date: January 2015 cover ArabThe Rainbow Troops Arabic Edition-Published by Dar Al Muna.Release date: January 2014
Cover edisi MalaysiaThe Rainbow Troops Malaysian Edition-Published by PTS Publishing.Release date: 2008 the rainbow troops Korean editionThe Rainbow Troops Korean Edition-Published by Theory Praxis Publishing.Release date: January 2012
FullSizeRenderThe Rainbow Troops Bulgarian Edition-Published by Hermes .Release date: January 2015


Countries and Publishers to publish The Rainbow Troops


United States (Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux, New York), Canada (Publisher: Harper Collins), Brazil (Publisher: Editora Sextante)


French (Publisher: Mercure de France), Germany (Publisher: Hanser-Berlin), Holland (Publisher: Atlas-Contact)Spain (Publisher: Ediciones Planeta, Madrid), Italy (Publisher: Rizzoli), Turkey (Publisher: Butik Yayincilik), Portuguese (Publisher: Presenca), Hungary (Publisher: Geopen), Bulgary (Publisher: Hermes)

Australia-New Zealand-Pacific Countries

Australia (Publisher: Random House, Australia), New Zealand (Publisher: Random House, Australia)


India (Publisher: Penguin, India), (Publisher: Penguin, India), Pakistan (Publisher: Penguin, India), Bangladesh (Publisher: Penguin, India), Sri Lanka (Publisher: Penguin, India), Nepal (Publisher: Penguin, India), Japan (Publisher: Sunmark), Korea (Publisher: Theory and Praxis), Malaysia  (Publisher: PTS Malaysia), Singapore (Publisher: PTS Malaysia), China (Publisher: Yilin Press), Taiwan (Publisher: Solo Press), Vietnam (Publisher: Nha Nam), Indonesia (Publisher: Bentang Pustaka) 


Saudi Arabia (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Egypt (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Algeria (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Bahrain (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Chad (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Djibouti (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Eritrea (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Iraq (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Israel (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Jordan (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Kuwait (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Lebanon (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Libya (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Mauritania (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Morocco (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Qatar (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Oman (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Soman (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Syria (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Tunisia (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Yemen (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), United Arab Emirates (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Palestine (Publisher: Dar Al Muna), Somaliland (Publisher: Dar Al Muna)

Andrea Hirata Other Works

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Short Story-Dry Season by Andrea Hirata in Washington Square Review, New York University

After his first novel Laskar Pelangi (The Rainbow Troops) 2005, Hirata has written 7 other novels; Sang Pemimpi (The Dreamer), Edensor, Maryamah Karpov, Padang Bulan (Field of Moon), Cinta Dalam Gelas (Love in a Glass), Sebelas Patriot (Eleven Patriots), and Laskar Pelangi SongBook  (The Rainbow Troops SongBook) 2012.


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