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Author Scott, Nathan Kumar.

Title The sacred banana leaf : an Indonesian trickster tale / retold by Nathan Kumar Scott ; art by Radhashyam Raut.

Imprint [Chennai] : Tara Pub., c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 398.59 SCO    Available
Description 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Summary This retelling of a popular Indonesian tale features Kanchil, the beloved mouse deer, who, on a bright sunny day, falls into a deep pit in the forest. Nothing can keep him down for long and he soon invents a prophecy to trick a gullible snake, a nervous wild boar, and a hungry tiger into helping him out.
Subject Folklore -- Indonesia.
Deer -- Folklore.
Tricksters -- Folklore.
Animals -- Folklore.
Genre/Form Folklore.
Children's stories -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Raut, Radhashyam.
ISBN 9788186211281

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