THE MONKEY KING
Description: After tasting a delicious mango, the king of Benares arrives at the monkey kingdom in search of the fruit. Can Kapi, the monkey king, find a way to protect his subjects? This timeless Jataka tale, a page from the life of the Bodhisattva, is adapted by Shobha Viswanath and illustrated in vivid hues of traditional Indian folk art by Uma Krishnaswamy.
Awards: Winner, NAPPA award 2000 by the National Association of Parenting Publishers