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Grandma and the Great Gourd

A Bengali Folk Tale
Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956- (Book - 2013 )
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On her way to visit her daughter on the other side of the jungle, Grandma encounters a hungry fox, bear, and tiger, and although she convinces them to wait for her return trip, she still must find a way to outwit them all.
Authors: Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee, 1956-
Statement of Responsibility: retold by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni ; illustrated by Susy Pilgrim Waters
Title: Grandma and the great gourd
a Bengali folk tale
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2013
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes: "A Neal Porter Book."
Summary: On her way to visit her daughter on the other side of the jungle, Grandma encounters a hungry fox, bear, and tiger, and although she convinces them to wait for her return trip, she still must find a way to outwit them all.
Subject Headings: Folklore India Bengal Bengali (South Asian people) Folklore
Topical Term: Folklore
Bengali (South Asian people)
Additional Contributors: Waters, Susy Pilgrim
LCCN: 2012001392
ISBN: 9781596433786
1596433787
Branch Call Number: J 398.2 D
Research Call Number: JFE 14-5305
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Leaving home to visit her daughter on the other side of the jungle, a cunning grandmother must use her wits to escape the jaws of hungry jungle beasts. Vivid illustrations bring this classic tale to life.


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