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Farmer Falgu Goes to the Kumbh Mela

Farmer Falgu Series

Chitra Soundar, Kanika Nair (Illustrator)


List Price: 12.95*
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This picture book is the third in the much-loved Farmer Falgu series. It follows the kindhearted farmer as he journeys to the Kumbh Mela festival.

Farmer Falgu always stops to lend a hand, and this story is a gentle reminder that nice guys don't always finish last. Kanika Nair's striking illustrations capture the colorful chaos and celebration that the Kumbh Mela is, in this charming and thoughtful tale written by award-winning children's book author Chitra Soundar. Contains a note on the festival for cultural context.

Karadi Tales Picturebooks, 9788181903556, 28pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 2018

About the Author

Chitra Soundar was born in Chennai and resides in London. She has written over 20 books for children. Chitra also loves to retell folktales, legends and ancient tales from the Indian sub-continent. While she dabbles in chapter books, her first love is picture books. Kanika Nair was born in Jaipur and resides in Tennessee. She is a freelance illustrator, writer and designer of children's books