Tiger on a Tree

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Tara Publishing, 1997 - Children's poetry, Indic (English) - 35 pages
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Tiger, tiger on a treeIs it true? Can it be?Did he fly? Did he flee?Did he fall and hurt his knee?Did he cry? Did he plead?If you want to know,Read.An award-winning combination of black, orange and whimsical poetry, this is the tale of a wild tiger cub that wanders into an Indian village. The art, verse and typography run and bounce off the page, drawing both the curious child and the quizzical adult into the book's ever-surprising world.

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User Review  - sschreur - LibraryThing

Sparse, uninteresting text combined with unappealing, blurred illustrations make this book a real flop. There is no real plot or interest to be had anywhere in this tiny book. Read full review

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User Review  - JDHensley - LibraryThing

This story was about a tiger that lives on a shore. First, the tiger decided to swim across the ocean from one shore to another shore. Then, the tiger decided to climb a tree. Next, a group of people ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Pulak Biswas is one of India's most celebrated illustrators. A recipient of a UNESCO Fellowship for advanced studies in Illustration, he has illustrated many books, including Tiger On a Tree, which won the prestigious Grand Prix of the Biennale of Illustrations, Bratislava. He lives in New Delhi.

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