Discover four delightful tales from Arunachal Pradesh on how the world came to be. Engage with these beautiful and rare stories about creation of the world – two brothers create life; a river wanders over the mountain; the dove sings a lullaby; a wayward sun tries to scorch the earth.
Author: Mamang Dai
Illustrator: Nimret Handa
Series: Northeast Library, The Library of Folktales and Mythology, India Library
One of the finest writers from the North-east, Mamang Dai has collected and written many folktales from the magical story-world of Arunachal Pradesh that reflect the rich culture and landscape of the place. Dai lives in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.
Nimret Handa has been writing and illustrating her own nature columns over many
years. She also does travel writing, features, and book reviews. At present, she is
working on a couple of children’s fiction books. Some of her works include
Gardening in the City, The Wildflowers of India, and My Book of Trees.