Author : Vayu Naidu
Illustrator : Mugdha Sethi
A story of Kalia, a poor cobbler and a ghost who helps him earn lot of money, but must be always kept busy, with illustrations in Madhubani style.
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|Specifications||24 pages; 7.5” x 8.5”; full colour; soft cover|
|Rights sold||English, Tamil and Malay (Malaysia and Singapore)|
|Tags||folk tale, folk tale from Bihar, Madhubani painting/art|
Kalia, a poor cobbler, lives with his wife, Swapan, in Patna. He makes fantastic shoes with fine curling points. Tired of being poor, he seeks the help of a holy man. The holy man appoints him a ghost, Bhootram, who will earn Kalia a lot of money. But Bhootram must always be kept busy or he will eat them up! What will they do? The illustrations for this book are inspired by the world famous Mithila paintings of Bihar, popularly known as Madhubani.