About the Book
Set in India, a young girl nearly drowns when a river overflows its banks and floods ensue. Raised by her cruel aunt and uncle, she finds solace in her mother’s magic flute.
Praise for The Flute:
“The dramatic illustrations create a strong, rural south Indian setting, with their quick black lines, almost-solid black bodies and bold use of red and blue, with just a hint of yellow for the moon.” — Kirkus Reviews
Canadian Children’s Book Centre Best Books of 2012
Resource Links – Best of 2011
Finalist for the Shining Willow Award 2012
About the Illustrator:
Pulak Biswas is one of India’s leading illustrators. The recipient of a UNESCO fellowship, he has illustrated many books. He lives in New Delhi.
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