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The Great Race free pdf "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 Nathan Kumar Scott

Nathan Kumar Scott was born and raised in India of American parents and has been bridging cultures all of his life. He has been a theatre director, designer, playwright, puppeteer and storyteller, and his work has been performed across the US as well as in Ecuador, Mexico, India, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Nathan currently is the executive director of an educational foundation which provides opportunities for young people to travel, study, and volunteer around the world. Jagdish Chitara is a skilled folk artist, working in the Mata Ni Pachedi style of ritual textile painting from Gujarat, India. He is based in Ahmedabad, and works in close collaboration with his family, who are also artists. He has participated in various government-run workshops and fairs within India.

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Author : Nathan Kumar Scott
Publisher : Tara Books
Data Published : 01 October 2012
ISBN : 938034015X
EAN : 9789380340159
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 32 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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