Search Results: "Pulak Biswas"


BOOK REVIEW

THE FLUTE by Rachna Gilmore
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2012

"The thin story is mostly redeemed by the vigorous illustrations. (Picture book. 6-8)"
With elements reminiscent of many different stories, this original tale features a beloved young girl named Chandra (moon in Hindi) who loses her parents in a terrible flood during monsoon season. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TIGER ON A TREE by Anushka Ravishankar
ANIMALS
Released: March 5, 2004

"Ravishankar is well-known in India for her Indian English nonsense verse and Biswas is one of the country's premier children's book illustrators; cheers to the publisher for bringing them to these shores. (Picture book. 3-6)"
A nonsense import from India tells the story of an endearingly timid tiger. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CATCH THAT CROCODILE! by Anushka Ravishankar
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 2008

"Again collaborating with Ravishankar (Tiger on a Tree, 2002), Biswas uses a sketchy line with some solid areas of brown and green on a creamy background to evoke a folksy woodcut style. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A scary reptile slithers into an Indian town and people go wild. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A HOUSE FOR MR. BISWAS by V.S. Naipaul
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1962

"MPSLUGMISTER Naipaul, highly acclaimed for his previous novels, has written another good book."
This is the chronicle of Mohun Biswas. Read full book review >