An old favourite about teasing monkeys and an angry crocodile retold with sounds, rhythm and repetition — and double the fun, in two languages! The jaunty pictures have the touch of a skilled animator.
What will Malli take for her uncle and his family who have come to visit? A story about the joy of simple surprises. Exuberant illustrations carry through the feel of rural Tamil Nadu. 2002: Amazing Toy of the Year Award, BabyZone.com 2002: Children’s Book Sense 76 Top Ten Pick, USA
Yak yak yak... the tortoise loves to talk. What will it take to shut him up? The clipped narrative style is offset by detailed illustrations in the style of kalamkari textiles from Andhra Pradesh.
A well known storyteller compiles her own favourite stories. Tongue-in-cheek asides, the traditional storyteller's tool, add perspective. At the end of each tale is a note that makes fascinating connections with similar stories from other cultures.