The Great Race

An Indonesian Trickster Tale
Scott, Nathan Kumar (Book - 2011)
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An adaptation of an Indonesian folk tale about Kanchil the mouse deer and Pelan the snail.
Authors: Scott, Nathan Kumar
Statement of Responsibility: retold by Nathan Kumar Scott ; art by Jagdish Chitara
Title: The Great race
an Indonesian trickster tale
Publisher: [Chennai] : Tara Books 2011
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Notes: Children story
Summary: An adaptation of an Indonesian folk tale about Kanchil the mouse deer and Pelan the snail.
Subject Headings: Folklore Indonesia Deer Folklore Animals Folklore Tricksters Folklore
Topical Term: Folklore
Additional Contributors: Chitara, Jagdish
ISBN: 9789380340159
Branch Call Number: J 398.2 S
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How can a tiny snail beat mouse deer in a race? A classic confrontation between speed and cleverness, illustrated by an Indian artist with dynamic painted scenes using traditional Waghari figures and colors.

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