Grandma and the Great Gourd: A Bengali Folktale by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Grandma and the Great Gourd: A Bengali Folktale

byChitra Banerjee DivakaruniIllustratorSusy Pilgrim Waters

Kobo ebook | March 5, 2013

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Once upon a time, in a little village in India, there lived an old woman. Everyone in the village called her Grandma. One day, Grandma received a letter from her daughter, who lived on the other side of the jungle. "Please come and visit me," said the letter. "I haven't seen you in so long. I miss you."

And so, Grandma begins a perilous journey to the far side of the jungle. Can she use her keen wit to escape the jungle animals and make it safely home?
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's sharp, rhythmic retelling of this Bengali folktale is complimented perfectly by Susy Pilgrim Waters's brightly colored, captivating illustrations.
Grandma and the Great Gourd is a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2013

Title:Grandma and the Great Gourd: A Bengali FolktaleFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 5, 2013Publisher:Roaring Brook PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1466830220

ISBN - 13:9781466830226

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Once upon a time, in a little village in India, there lived an old woman. Everyone in the village called her Grandma. One day, Grandma received a letter from her daughter, who lived on the other side of the jungle. "Please come and visit me," said the letter. "I haven't seen you in so long. I miss you."And so, Grandma begins a perilous journey to the far side of the jungle. Can she use her keen wit to escape the jungle animals and make it safely home?Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's sharp, rhythmic retelling of this Bengali folktale is complimented perfectly by Susy Pilgrim Waters's brightly colored, captivating illustrations.Grandma and the Great Gourd is a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2013