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Night Life of Trees

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by Shyam Bhaju
The Night Life of Trees is an exquisite hand-bound and screen-printed book of paintings by three of the finest artists of the Gond tribal art tradition. The Gonds, a tribe of central India, are traditionally forest dwellers. They believe that trees are hard at work during the day providing shelter and nourishment to all. Only when night falls can they finally rest, and their spirits reveal themselves. These...
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Captain Coconut: And the Case of the Missing Bananas

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by Ravishankar, Anushka
Ace Detective Captain Coconut, who proclaims he can solve any mystery large or small, is called in to investigate the case of the missing bananas. He soon finds himself on a slippery trail of peels and missing numbers. Anushka Ravishankar, India's best known writer of nonsense verse, is at her best in this absurd yet logical tale, which gently satirises the very form that it uses. British-Indian artist Pri...
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Pictures From Italy

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by Dickens Charles
Pictures from Italy is one of Charles Dickens' earlier works, a fantastic and whimsical foray into the twin worlds of travel and the imagination. Written in the 1840s when he took a respite from the writing of novels and traveled with his family to the continent, it is a travelogue offering a rare glimpse into the life of the great author. In this illustrated edition, Italian artist Livia Signorini takes in...
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I See the Promised Land: A Life of Martin Luther King Jr.

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by Flowers, Arthur
This graphic novel version of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement is an exciting dialogue between two very different storytelling traditions. Arthur Flowers - African American writer and griot - tells the story in lyrical prose, while the text is illustrated by Manu Chitrakar, traditional Patua scroll artist from Bengal, India. The artist allows the tale to resonate in hi...
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Alone in the Forest

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by Wolf, Gita, Dr
"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 ...
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Elephants Never Forget

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by Anushka Ravishankar
A baby elephant is lost and alone in the forest, when a herd of buffalo comes along and takes him into their fold...so what is he now - elephant or buffalo? Inspired by a true story, this is a joyous tale that touches lightly on the themes of loss, adoption and integration.
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The London Jungle Book

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by Bhajju Shyam
Bhajju Shyam, of the Gond tribe of central India, disarmingly spins the west's anthropolgical gaze back on itself in this stunning illustrated travelogue. With radical innocence and great sophistication, Bhajju records his observations of London, transforming the city's street, pubs, and monuments into strange and unimagined bestiaries. A witty and ceaseless inventive artist, he uses the visual language of ...
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Gobble You Up

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by Wolf, Gita
Meet the wiliest jackal in the forest. Too lazy to hunt for food, he decides to trick his friend the crane, and then proceeds to gobble up every animal he comes across - This story, with cumulative rhyme, is an adaptation of an oral trickster tale from Rajasthan in India. It is illustrated with finger painting by the talented Sunita, from the Meena tribe in Rajasthan. She adapts a traditional Meena art form...
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Matchbook - Indian Matchbox Labels

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by Datawala, Shahid
Sold in every road-side booth, matchboxes are part of daily life in India. Curious, hilarious and visually stunning, matchbox labels come in a staggering variety of designs. Inspired variations on successful labels are an accepted part of the matchbox world, deliciously turning the whole notion of branding upside down. Matchbook showcases over 500 quirky members of this extended family, from the personal co...
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To Market! To Market!

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by Anushka Ravishankar
A little Indian girl goes to market with a pocketful of change and no idea what to buy - just 'something funny, nice or even strange'. But among the rich and colorful wonders of the market, she finds the real fun's not in the buying at all. Anushka Ravishankar's inimitable nonsense verse enlivens this exuberant pictorial tribute to the vitality of everyday India, illustrated by award-winning Italian artist ...
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Monkey Photo

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by Wolf, Gita
Monkey lives in a jungle that tourists love to visit. But he's getting tired of them taking pictures of him all the time - and he never gets to see any of them! So he decides to help himself to a camera and swing around the jungle, surprising friends and foes...Illustrated by Swarna Chitrakar in the brilliant Patua folk style from Bengal, with text by Sirish Rao, Monkey Photo records jungle life at its hila...
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