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Panna

Panna

Das Kamala
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Dive into the enchanting and exciting underwater PBI – World of Fish King and Fish Queen with Panna!
Panna lives on the seaside with her brother Moti, a fisherman. One day, while waiting for Moti to return from the high seas with his catch of fish, Panna falls asleep. When she wakes up, she finds she has magically reached the land under the sea. And what a wonderful land it is, with its pearl-lined streets, coral houses and green moving sky! Here she meets the funny Fish King and Fish Queen, the Wind monster that is kept chained up, and sees many marvellous sights. But what becomes of poor Moti when he returns from the sea and finds his beloved sister gone?
Writer and poet Kamala Das’s beautiful tale of love and fantasy returns to captivate young readers again, with traditional Madhubani folk art illustrations as fresh and delicate as Panna.
This book is recommended by Ruskin Bond and carries this quote by him on the cover:

‘A famous poet gives us a lovely story of fairy-tale magic set along the sea coast near her home in Kerala. Just right for reading aloud to your children, or starting them off as readers in their own right. Kids will love the Fish King and the Fish Queen, and little Panna will steal your heart . . . ’—Ruskin Bond

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Jan/2010

ISBN: 9780143330769

Length : 32 Pages

MRP : ₹150.00

Panna

Das Kamala

Dive into the enchanting and exciting underwater PBI – World of Fish King and Fish Queen with Panna!
Panna lives on the seaside with her brother Moti, a fisherman. One day, while waiting for Moti to return from the high seas with his catch of fish, Panna falls asleep. When she wakes up, she finds she has magically reached the land under the sea. And what a wonderful land it is, with its pearl-lined streets, coral houses and green moving sky! Here she meets the funny Fish King and Fish Queen, the Wind monster that is kept chained up, and sees many marvellous sights. But what becomes of poor Moti when he returns from the sea and finds his beloved sister gone?
Writer and poet Kamala Das’s beautiful tale of love and fantasy returns to captivate young readers again, with traditional Madhubani folk art illustrations as fresh and delicate as Panna.
This book is recommended by Ruskin Bond and carries this quote by him on the cover:

‘A famous poet gives us a lovely story of fairy-tale magic set along the sea coast near her home in Kerala. Just right for reading aloud to your children, or starting them off as readers in their own right. Kids will love the Fish King and the Fish Queen, and little Panna will steal your heart . . . ’—Ruskin Bond

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Das Kamala

Kamala das was born in Kerala on 31 March 1934, into a family that had made its mark in the world of letters. Greatly influnced by her Great- uncle she started writing after she got married. Widely read for her poetry, prose and columns, she has been immensely admired for the sensivity with which she has portrayed human emotions. She received the Asian World Prize for Literature as well as the sathiya Akademi Award in 1985. Panna is her first children's book in English. She passed away, at the age of seventy- five, after a long illness on 31 May 2009.