Benita Sen,"The First Farmers: A Warli Folktale"
Publisher: Pratham Books | ISBN: 8182639778 | edition 2007 | PDF | 16 pages | 1.7 mb
When the earth was first created it was brown and dry. Mahadev and Gauri were the first farmers who took on the arduous task of greening it. Read this simple and beautiful Warli folktale and discover the community's deep reverence for nature. The distinctive illustrations will inspire you to artistic glory. Retold by Benita Sen. Benita Sen likes to write for children. She has worked with the children’s magazine, Target and edited the children’s pages in Amrita Bazar Patrika. Her stories have appeared in a wide range of magazines, books and web portals. She also works as a journalist and has written for The Economic Times and Femina. Her other interests include environmental education. Illustrated by Rajiv Verma 'Banjara'. Rajeev Verma 'Banjara' is a promising new artist. He is doing a course in tourism and has been a cartoonist with many newspapers. He is particularly interested in illustrating for children and in folk art.