Author : Vayu Naidu
Illustrator : Mugdha Sethi
A poor playwright in search of a job loses his way in the jungle and falls asleep under a tree…. A story from Tamilnadu with pictures in the Ayyanar style.
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|Specifications||24 pages; 7" x 8.5"; full colour;soft cover|
|Tags||folk tale, folk tale from Tamilnadu, friendship, Ayyanar painting/art|
Muthu, a poor playwright, his wife Chellam and six children live in a banyan tree. Chellam cooks and cleans in other people's homes while Muthu writes plays and sometimes doesn't get paid – life is hard for them. One day, Muthu goes in search of a job. He loses his way in the jungle and falls asleep under a tree. What happens then in this story from Tamilnadu? The Ayyanar style of sculpture from which the illustrations are adapted is rich with colour and form.