Very Hungry Lion by Gita Wolf

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An extraordinary tale adapted from an Indian folktale describes the adventures of a lazy lion who is outsmarted by his prey, all complemented by vibrant illustrations and images.

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A highly original and creative voice in contemporary Indian publishing, Gita Wolf is known for her interest in exploring and experimenting with the form of the book. She has written over twenty books for children and adults, many of which have been translated into multiple languages and recognized internationally. Joydeb Chitrakar is an artist working in the Patua scroll painting tradition from West Bengal in India. The Enduring Ark is his second project with Tara Books, the first being the handmade scrollbook Tsunami, an accordion book which he collaborated with his wife Moyna to produce. He lives in Nirbhaypur Village, West Bengal, India with his wife Moyna & their children.
Published September 1, 1996 by Annick Press. 24 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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It's a familiar story, well-rendered and lively, but the star of the book is not the tale, but the book's production: If tasty food has been called toothsome, then by extension, this tale of folk wisdom is handsome, for it is an extremely pleasant book to hold and page through.

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