The Great Race by Nathan Kumar Scott
  

The Great Race

Written by Nathan Kumar Scott
Illustrated by Jagdish Chitara

RRP £10.99

Synopsis

The Great Race by Nathan Kumar Scott

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 this challenge, and can Kanchil be beaten...? The Great Race is an exciting retelling of an Indonesian folktale, featuring the popular trickster Kanchil. Illustrated using the exquisite 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 illustrate a children's book. This is the third story in our Kanchil series, which includes the bestselling Mangoes and Bananas and The Sacred Banana Leaf.

About the Author

Nathan Kumar Scott was born and raised in India of American parents and has been bridging cultures all his life. He has been a theatre director, designer, playwright, puppeteer and storyteller, and his work has been performed across the USA as well as in Ecuador, Mexico, India, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Nathan is currently the director of an educational foundation which introduces Indian culture to students from around the world. To find out more about Nathan Kumar Scott and his work click here

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 4 To 7

Author

Nathan Kumar Scott
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Publisher

Tara Books

Publication date

1st October 2012

ISBN

9789380340159


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