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Gobble you up! / art, Sunita ; text, Gita Wolf.

By: Wolf, Gita
Contributor(s): Sunita | Varadarajan, Suseela
Language: English Original language: Hindi Publisher: [Chennai, India] : Tara Books, c2013Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 32 cmISBN: 9788192317144; 8192317145Subject(s): Jackals -- Juvenile literature | Folk literature, Rajasthani -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Folklore.Summary: An adaptation of an oral Rajasthani trickster tale set to cumulative rhyme. Meet the most wily jackal in the forest: too lazy to hunt for food, he starts by tricking his friend the crane, and then proceeds to gobble up every animal he comes across. Illustrated in the Mandna traditional finger painting style, this is the first time that this art form has been used to tell a children's story.
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Picture Book Picture Book Osterlin Library
Picture Book Collection PZ8.1 .W84 GO 2013 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 33039001294379

Hindi text translated by Susheela Varadarajan.

Based on a Rajasthani folktale rendered by Sunita and Prabhat.

An adaptation of an oral Rajasthani trickster tale set to cumulative rhyme. Meet the most wily jackal in the forest: too lazy to hunt for food, he starts by tricking his friend the crane, and then proceeds to gobble up every animal he comes across. Illustrated in the Mandna traditional finger painting style, this is the first time that this art form has been used to tell a children's story.

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