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Pattan's Pumpkin

By Chitra Soundar
Illustrated by Frané Lessac

An exciting, vibrantly illustrated Flood Story from India.

Pattan has an amazing pumpkin… it grows BIGGER than the goats, BIGGER than the elephants, until it is as TALL as the mountains. But can Pattan’s pumpkin save his family and all the animals when the storm-clouds burst and the waters rise?

  • Fascinating Indian flood story reminiscent of Noah’s Ark
  • Relevant to current environmental issues
  • Vividly retold by Indian multicultural author and storyteller Chitra Soundar, striking naïve illustrations from award-winning American artist Frané Lessac

About the author

Chitra Soundar was born and brought up in India, where traditions, festivals and mythology are a way of life. She now lives in South East London, and regularly visits schools, bookshops and libraries to tell stories and teach creative writing. She is a member of the international Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

About the illustrator

Frané Lessac is an award-winning American artist who has exhibited her paintings in London, Paris, New York and Los Angeles. She lives in Freemantle, Australia, but loves to travel and to create books based on her worldwide journeys. She has published more than forty children’s books throughout the world and has won many international awards. She is currently Advisor for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Australia West.

ISBN: 9781910959848
Imprint: Otter-Barry Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 1, 2018
Dimensions: 240 x 275mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 02/08/18 at 23:37:58
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