The Sacred Banana Leaf

The Sacred Banana Leaf

An Indonesian Trickster Tale

Book - 2008
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Kanchil, the beloved trickster mouse-deer of Indonesian folklore, falls into a pit. With only a banana leaf for company, he invents a prophecy to trick some unlikely animals into helping him out - if the world doesn't end first! And if anyone dares sneeze, the consequences will be dire.

This sequel to the popular Mangoes and Bananas is illustrated in the Patachitra tradition of Orissa, eastern India; it is an intricate and colorful painting style that brings a cast of enchanting animals to life.

Born and raised in India, Colorado-basedNathan Kumar Scottis a collector of folktales from around the world.

Publisher: [Chennai], India : Tara Pub., c2008.
ISBN: 9788186211281
Branch Call Number: j 398.2095 INDONESI SCOTT
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Raut, Radhashyam


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