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Gobble You Up!
Gobble You Up!

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 Rajasthan’s Meena tribe. She adapts a traditional Meena art form called Mandana, which is usually painted by women onto the walls and floors of their village homes.


Gita Wolf (text); Suntia (art)


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 Rajasthan’s Meena tribe. She adapts a traditional Meena art form called Mandana, which is usually painted by women onto the walls and floors of their village homes.

This is the first time that this style – rarely seen outside the confines of Meena villages – has been used in a children’s book. Silkscreen printed by hand onto kraft paper using black and white ink, each book is a numbered edition.



Price: $ 34.95
Sale Price: $ 26.20 / Rs 850.00

To Market! To Market! (paperback)
To Market! To Market! (paperback)

The first paperback edition of our acclaimed title about the little girl who explores her local market, looking for ways to spend her pocket money.


Anushka Ravishankar, Illustrated by Emanuele Scanziani

A little girl sets off to market with some money in her pocket - and no idea what to buy...

In a bouncy, dynamic modern-day nursery rhyme, well-known children's poet Anushka Ravishankar suggests that the real fun may not be in the buying, after all. Featuring vibrant paintings by award-winning Italian artist Emanuele Scanziani, this is an exuberant pictorial tribute to the Indian market. Designer Rathna Ramanathan's innovative typography creates a unique cohesion between the verse and artwork of each scene - every element on the page adds to the story.
For ages 3 and up.



Price: $ 8.95
Sale Price: $ 6.70 / Rs 175.00

Alone in the Forest
Alone in the Forest

The latest children's picture book from acclaimed Gond artist Bhajju Shyam is a powerful yet sensitive visual story of the psychology of fear.


Bhajju Shyam, Gita Wolf & Andrea Anastasio


One day, Musa sets off alone to collect wood from the forest near to his home. Suddenly, he hears a deafening noise and is overcome with terror… Was the sound a wild boar? A whole herd of wild boars? Or something even worse?


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, narrative, and contemporary Indian tribal artwork by renowned Gond artist Bhajju Shyam come together in this new children’s book.


Gond tribal artist Bhajju Shyam is from Madhya Pradesh in central India. The Gonds are a community of highly visual people, who were traditionally forest dwellers, and the inspiration for this story came from Bhajju’s stories of his own childhood.

For ages 4 and up



Price: $ 16.95
Sale Price: $ 12.70 / Rs 375.00

The Kanchil Series
The Kanchil Series

Brought together as a set for the first time, Nathan Kumar Scott's series about the adventures of the Indonesian trickster Kanchil the mouse deer. Special discount on the usual selling price!


Nathan Kumar Scott, Jagdish Chitara, T.Balaji & R.Raut Kanchil the mouse deer is one of the world’s most beloved trickster characters. Whether he is fooling a gullible snake, making sure that he has enough tasty mangoes to eat, or racing the other forest animals, there is never a dull moment. Each of Nathan Kumar Scott’s lively retellings of classic Indonesian trickster tales is illustrated by a different skilled Indian tribal artist, working within a distinctive visual tradition. Here, the three books are brought together as a set for the first time, with a 15% discount on the normal selling price.



Price: $ 50.85
Sale Price: $ 38.15 / Rs 956.00

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The Great Race
The Great Race

From the much loved author of 'Mangoes & Bananas' and 'The Sacred Banana Leaf' comes another trickster tale, illustrated using Indian folk art.


Nathan Kumar Scott & Jagdish Chitara "I'm the fastest animal in the forest!" boasts Kanchil the mouse deer. "And I challenge any animal to race me!" Who will step forward to accept the challenge, and can Kanchil be beaten? 'The Great Race' is an exciting retelling of an Indonesian folktale, featuring the trickster Kanchil. Illustrated in the Mata Ni Pachedi style of ritual textile painting from Gujarat, this is the first time that this rare form of traditional art has been used to tell a children's story.



Price: $ 16.95
Sale Price: $ 12.70 / Rs 375.00

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