About the book
Have you ever stopped to marvel at the earth’s beauty at snow-capped mountains and oceans so deep at colourful flowers and extraordinary animals? The tale of how such beauty came into existence is a curious one indeed India’s favourite storyteller brings alive this timeless tale with her inimitable wit and simplicity tricked out with enchanting illustrations, this gorgeous chapter book is the ideal introduction for beginners to the world of Sudha Murty.
About the author
Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon in north Karnataka She did her MTech in computer science, and is now the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written novels, technical books, travelogues, collections of short stories and non fictional pieces, and four books for children Her books have been translated into all the major Indian languages Sudha Murty was the recipient of the R K Narayan Award for Literature and the Padma Shri in 2006 and the Attimabbe Award from the government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada literature in 2011.