The Churki-Burki Book of Rhyme

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The Churki-Burki Book of Rhyme

By Gita Wolf (Text by (Art/Photo Books)); Durga Bai (Illustrator)

Tara Books, Hardcover, 9789380340067, 24pp.

Publication Date: September 21, 2010


Adapted from renowned Gond artist Durga Bai's ("The Old Animals' Forest Band";"One, Two, Tree ") rendering of her own childhood in the central Indian village Patangahr, this is a merry tale of fun and rhyme. Bai's colorful and playful art captures a young girl's experience of growing up in a tribal village, and bridges the worlds of memory and imagination.

About the Author
Artist Durga Bai is a young tribal artist of the Gond tradition of central India. She is the winner of the 2008 Bologna Ragazzi Award for New Horizons.