The Woodcutter has come to cut the ancient Deodar tree up in the forests of the Himalayas. The animals and birds are determined to save their friend from him. This riveting tale is about the friendship between the animals and the trees. The plan they come up with to distract the Woodcutter will keep the reader engrossed : How were the Himalayas formed? How does a small stream reach the sea? Packed with information and stories about nature’s happenings, told through the voice of various animals, this is a story set in a Himalayan forest in Sirmaur.
Interspersed with a mix of fact and fiction one meets cinnamon sparrows, parakeets, the Monal pheasant and the black-faced langurs along with a mythical Blue Bird and a magical plum tree. Sparkling with humour and imagination, this story promises to entertain children with its creativity and conversational tone, and even spurs them to create their own origin theories.
Fully illustrated 60-page book with over 20 full-page and over 20 smaller hand-drawn illustrations.
Each vibrant scene is hand-drawn and brightly painted with dry pastels and water colours.