Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne: The Magical World of Upendrakishore Roychoudhury
Penguin Books India, 2004 - 167 pages
Artist, Musician, Man Of Science, Upendrakishore Roychoudhury Was A Man Of Many Parts. But It Is For His Writing For Children That He Is Best Remembered.
This Book Is A Selection Of The Best Of His Stories And The Most Fascinating Of His Characters: Goopy And Bagha, Dedicated But Unsuccessful Musicians Who Are Cast Out Of Their Homes Because Their Music Drives Their Families And Neighbours Crazy; Tuntuni, The Little Bird; The Clever Fox; Majantali Sarkar, The Cat; The Intrepid Granny Hunchback; And Many Others.
Swagata Deb S Vibrant Translation Brings Upendrakishore S Unique Magic To A Wider Audience.
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Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne
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angry asked asleep beak To eat BECHARAM bird boat buffalo can’t couldn’t cowherd crocodile crow daughter days the stork drum Dukhiram eat the sparrow’s elephant Elephant’s fell fire forest frogs gave Ghangosaur ghosts Goopy and Bagha Goshto Granny Hunchback Granny Licey died Gyne happened Hari heard hole horse inside jodu KENARAM Keshto kill king’s men king’s palace kingdom lemons Let’s lived looked Manantali mangoes Manik married milkman’s minister monkey prince old Granny Licey pithe playing Poor old Granny pumpkin Pussycat Raja reached replied river sang scared shouted Shundi sing six princes six queens someone soon Sparrow sparrow’s heart started stay stick stork cried stuck Sulakshan sweets tail tell thief thought tiger tigress told took tree trumpet tummy Tuni dear Tuntuni uncle village wait walking wash my beak weaver What’s Who’s youngest princess youngest queen