“The classic quest narrative gets a new spin! A gripping graphic novel where magic meets mystery, inspired by a Tangkhul Naga folktale.”
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The heartening thing is that there are lots of books being published for children on environmental issues. Parismita Singh’s graphic novel is based on a Tangkhul Naga folk tale and the author uses a rough children’s style of illustration with muted pastel strokes that gives it an approachability for younger children.
Using a tribal background has the effect of creating its own unfamiliar fantasy world for most urban children who are used to the Harry Potter type of fantastic happening.