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Author : Chewang Dorjee Bhutia
Illustrator : Chewang Dorjee Bhutia
Phumtopchen – meaning ‘Giant Girl’ in Tibetan – is a happy child who loves to blow passing clouds into different shapes and eat them up too. So when people are threatened by some big, black clouds, it is Phumtopchen to the rescue for she knows exactly what to do! A charming old-world folk-style story in verse about a big little special girl who stomps over gender stereotypes as she goes her happy way. Set high in the northeastern hills of India, the stunning visuals play with size and perspective.
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|Specifications||28 Pages; 12.5 x 9.5; full colour;soft cover|
|Tags||Tibet, special girl, clouds, story from the Northeast, gender|
The girl tramples over the gender stereotypes in a natural happy
As in most folktales, a simple plot contains an undercurrent of virtues and eternal humanity prevails. Most remarkable are the unique illustrations which are predominantly imaginary, out of ordinary perspectives and artistic in content. A delightful production by Tulika.The Book Review Journal