Author: Sandhya RaoSrividya Natarajan/Compilor: Sandhya Rao and Srividya NatarajanPublisher: Sky MusicYear: 2002-03-01Language: EnglishPages: N/AISBN/UPC (if available): 8186838740
The illustrations use traditional Kashmiri embroidery motifs to provide ambience for the story, Aside is the crewel-worked chain stitch commonly found on garments, bags and shoes. The specialty lies in the fine filling in of motifs with this stitch. Elements of this have been used in all the frames: the bright reds, greens and turquoises, and the flower, leaf and abstract designs.UNDER THE BANYAN:Many things happen under the banyan. Weary travelers rest in its shade, wise men meditate, villagers sit together to settle disputes. They also listen to stories. This is a series of folk stories from different parts of India. These stories are also available as audio cassettes. Ideal for four years and above.MAZZOO MAZZOO is a warm, amusing folktale from Kashmir, Nazneen carefully cooks some fragrant marzwangan kurma for a special family dinner. But just when it is all ready, guests arrive-unwanted guests, who sniff out a good free meal!