Alone in the Forest

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"The terrifying experience of being alone in the woods is rendered through the eyes of a young Indian boy. . . A familiar story arc conveyed through traditional art captivates with its freshness and originality." Starred Review, "Kirkus Reviews" <br>"To be read aloud . . . Evolving slowly from darkness into light, the color scheme matches Musa's transition from terror into peace." - "ForeWord Reviews" <br>One day Musa sets off from his village to collect firewood. It is the first time he has ventured out alone. Suddenly he hears a loud noise and becomes very afraid. Was the sound a wild boar? A whole herd of wild boars? Or something even worse? <br>What happens to Musa and how he learns to deal with his fear is explored in this powerful yet sensitive visual story of the psychology of fear. Typography, book design, contemporary tribal artwork, and narrative combine in this new children's title from Tara Books. Artwork by the talented Bhajju Shyam, the celebrated Gond folk artist from India, whose previous books include "The Night Life of Trees" and "That's How I See Things." <br>US Grade Level Equivalent: 1, US Guided Reading Level: I

ISBN/EAN: 9788192317151
Author: Wolf, Gita, Dr
Publication Date: 01/09/2013
Product Type: Hardback
Number of Pages: 40
Publisher: Tara

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