Lapalang, a young deer, loves adventure. He sets off in search of something different, not heeding to his mother’s words or to the voice inside him. This is the tragic and unforgettable story of U Sier Lapalang from the cloud land of Meghalaya.
Author: Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih
Illustrator: Maya Ramaswamy
Series: Northeast Library,The Library of Folktales and Mythology,India Library
Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih lives in Shillong, Meghalaya. He belongs to the Khasi tribe and writes in both Khasi and English. His poetry and short fiction draws on a wide range of themes. He writes with equal passion, of love, cherries, winter oranges and the ancient rocks
of his land.
Maya Ramaswamy's two greatest passions include painting and wildlife. She is a wildlife illustrator based in Bangalore. A creative artist with a talent for cartooning, she loves watching wildlife and visiting forests. She was a student of natural history and conservation. Her books with Katha include Walk the Rainforest with Niwupah and Walk the Grasslands with Takuri.