Bulli is a little girl growing up in Assam, in a basket-weavers' community. When the bamboo suppliers threaten to raise the rates and put their whole village in jeopardy, Bulli knows she has to find other ways of finding bamboo, even if it means ...
facing the legendary tiger! Shalini Reys's adventure-filled story is illustrated by Nankusiya Shyam in the Gond style. Each book in this series of four, created by the Dastkari Haat Samiti, looks at the life of a child in a rural artisan family from different parts of India. Local forms of painting and craftwork have been used to illustrate the stories so that children can enjoy and appreciate varied cultural expressions.