Birds Large and Small Combo (Set of 6 Books)
Set of 6 books from Tulika, featuring birds large and small.
1. The Runaway Peacock: The Ilkal fabrics shine yellow, red, orange, green. But blue? An intrepid little girl and her pigeon friend, Chandrakali, learn to make it. A story about dyes and how they are created. Written by Niyatee Sharma, illustrated by Shailja Jain Chougule, 28 pp, ISBN 9789389203066, size- 9.5" x 8.5"
2. Eyes on the Peacock's Tail: The quiet villages of Sundarban are terrorized by a monster — Dokkhin Rai! Until finally, Bon Bibi, protector of the forests, asks him a simple question: Why do you do this? Written by Vayu Naidu, illustrated by Mugdha Sethi, 24 pp, ISBN 9788186838273, size- 7.5” x 8.5”
3. Birdywood Buzz: A zippy parody of the movie world tells the story of how different birds look, well, different! Text and pictures combine realism with a dash of comedy to provide some filmy moments. Written by Shamim Padamsee, illustrated by Ashok Rajagopalan, 28 pp, ISBN 9788181463975, size- 10" x 8.5"
4. The Trickster Bird: Practical Siril seems to have fallen in love... with one of Jupiter's moons! With help from the Techno Sage, he gets set to build a spaceship to zoom into space and correct the moon's orbit. Written by Rinchin, illustrated by Manjari Chakravarti, 28 pp, ISBN 9789350467572, size- 8.5” x 9.5”
5. The Mystery of Blue: The Ilkal fabrics shine yellow, red, orange, green. But blue? An intrepid little girl and her pigeon friend, Chandrakali, learn to make it. A story about dyes and how they are created. Written by Muriel Kakani, illustrated by Boski Jain, 32 pp, ISBN 9788181469700, size- 8.5” x 9.5”
6. Salim Mamoo and Me: Zai’s uncle is the famous 'birdman of India' Salim Ali, everyone in her family is a birding expert, and she herself can’t so much as identify the pipit sitting right under her nose. Written by Zai Whitaker, illustrated by Prabha Mallya, 28 pp, ISBN 9789350469279, size- 8.5” x 7.5”
5 to 7 years
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The Nestery is proud to present Tulika’s imaginatively created children’s books, which pioneered a fresh wave in Indian publishing in 1996. An independent publishing house based in Chennai, Tulika's focus is on children's picture books in English and other Indian languages — Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati and Bengali — so that more children can access books in the language of their choice. Tulika titles offer a range of experiences and are inclusive and representative of different childhoods, of different social milieus, of different cultural contexts. The visual language too is diverse, with the traditional alongside the contemporary.