Books by Jagdish Chitara

BRER RABBIT RETOLD by Arthur Flowers
Released: Sept. 15, 2017

"A lavishly illustrated art book with a self-indulgent purpose that may appeal to adults but misses the mark for children's literature. (Picture book/folk tales. 5-10, adult)"
A successful reclamation project—or one that adds to an already-problematic literary history? Read full book review >
THE GREAT RACE by Nathan Kumar Scott
Released: June 1, 2012

"This unusual multicultural pairing packs a powerful punch.(Picture book/folklore. 4-8)"
In Indonesian and Malaysian folklore, Kanchil the mouse deer (an animal about the same size as a rabbit) is a trickster character who usually outwits his fellow animals. Here he stars in a tale similar to Aesop's "The Tortoise and the Hare." Read full book review >