Captain Coconut And the Case of the Missing Bananas
Written by Anushka Ravishankar
Illustrated by Priya Sundram
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Captain Coconut And the Case of the Missing Bananas by Anushka RavishankarAce 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 Priya Sundram's collage art serves as a perfect fit to Ravishankar's text: it brings together elements of popular Indian imagery, drawn from advertising, the movies, newspapers and interior decor, to create a delightful world that is at once hilarious and founded.
, the human calculator framed on the wall). - The Book Review Anushka Ravishankar... cleverly combines logic with the absurd to make engaging reading. Priya Sundram's collage art is the perfect counter to the text and is a key part of the book. - Parents In Touch U.K.
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