Ganesha's Sweet Tooth by Sanjay Patel
  

Ganesha's Sweet Tooth

Written by Sanjay Patel
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RRP £5.99

Synopsis

Ganesha's Sweet Tooth by Sanjay Patel

The bold, bright colours of India leap off the page in this fresh and funny picture book retelling of how Ganesha came to help write the epic poem of Hindu literature, the Mahabharata. Ganesha is just like any other kid, except that he has the head of an elephant and rides around on a magical mouse. And he loves sweets, but when Ganesha insists on biting into a super jumbo jawbreaker laddoo, his tusk breaks off! With the help of the wise poet Vyasa, and his friend Mr. Mouse, Ganesha learns that what seems broken can be quite useful after all. With vibrant, graphic illustrations, expressive characters, and offbeat humour, this is a wonderfully inventive rendition of a classic tale.

About the Author

Sanjay Patel is an animator, storyboard artist, and short film director for Pixar Animation Studios. Emily Haynes is an editor by day and a children's writer by night.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Sanjay Patel
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Publisher

Chronicle Books

Publication date

1st August 2015

ISBN

9781452145563


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