|The Elephant Bird|
|Author - Arefa Tehsin
The book authored by wildlife activist Arefa Tehsin is about a young and brave girl Munia who befriends a strange bird whose species were believed to be extinct. The story begins with the disappearance of a horse named Vayu from the village and how the young girl, Munia saves it from the wrath of the villagers who believe that the strange bird had eaten up the horse.
The book is colourful and well illustrated by Sonal Goyal and Sumit Sakhuja.
Excerpt from the book:
“This girl has lost her mind!” shouted someone from the back.
The other children laughed. “He only eats leaves! How can he eat Vayu?”
Munia shouted, not moving from her place.
Author : Arefa Tehsin
Illustrator : Sonal Goyal and Sumit Sakhuja
Publisher : Pratham Books
ISBN : 978-81-8479-466-3
Age Group: 5+
Price: Rs. 40/-
|Review - Beena Menon