The Boy And The Tigers by Helen BannermanThe Boy And The Tigers by Helen Bannerman

The Boy And The Tigers

byHelen BannermanIllustratorValeria Petrone

Picture Books | January 13, 2004

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When a little boy named Rajani ventures into the jungle, he runs into several tigers who make him give them his fine new red coat, blue trousers, purple shoes with crimson linings, and even his green umbrella! But Rajani outsmarts the tigers in the end, in this kinder retelling of Helen Bannerman’s Little Black Sambo. New illustrations and non-offensive names and character depictions make this story lovable again.
Helen Bannerman (1862–1946) was a Scottish author of children’s books. She is best known for her first book, The Story of Little Black Sambo.Valeria Petrone has illustrated numerous picture books, including Red Truck, Blue Boat, and Yellow Copter (all by Kersten Hamilton), and Plumply, Dumply Pumpkin (by Mary Serfozo), and does editori...
Title:The Boy And The TigersFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:24 pages, 7.9 × 6.62 × 0.19 inPublished:January 13, 2004Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375827196

ISBN - 13:9780375827198

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5