Tales from Bengal
Tuntuni, the clever little weaver bird, the stupid tiger, the wily fox, the proud king, the foolish crocodile and many other fascinating characters fill the pages of this enchanting book.
Gautam Benegal, writer, National Award-winning animation filmmaker, cartoonist and artist, grew up in Calcutta. He has been associated with various publications as a freelance columnist and illustrator from the age of 16, starting with Sandesh where he was invited by filmmaker Satyajit Ray to contribute.
Paushali Ganguli, writer and National Award-winning animation filmmaker grew up in Satna, Madhya Pradesh, and Calcutta, got her college and university degrees in Mumbai, and has since settled there.
Foreword by Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award winner Nabaneeta Dev Sen
• A beautiful translation of, one of the stalwarts of children’s literature in Bangla, Upendrakishore RayChoudhury’s Tuntunir Boi
• A collection of fascinating folk tales of Bengal
• Captivating illustrations by National Award-winning animation filmmaker, Gautam Benegal
• A boon for children who have no access to Bangla
Age: 6 and up
Number of Pages: 96
Publisher: Om Books
Dimensions: 264 x 187 mm