This selection offers you the best of his world - pun-riddled, fun-fiddled poetry from Abol Tabol and Khai Khai, stories of schoolboy pranks (Pagla Dashu) and madcap explorers (Heshoram Hushiyarer Diary), and the unforgettable harum-scarum classic Haw-Jaw-Baw-Raw-Law, presented here for the first time in its entirety. All the stories and poems are accompanied by Skumar Rays inimitable illustrations.
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Book Description Puffin Books, New Delhi, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: As New. New. Contents Translator's note. I. From Abol Tabol 1. Glibberish Gibberish. 2. Mish Mash. 3. Wise old woody. 4. Pumpkin Grumpkin. 5. The Ol crone's home. 6. Wonster. 7. Wordygurdyboom. 8. Where do they go on a wild goose chase. 9. Making it clear. 10. Dopey Mopey Olli. 11. Blow hot blow cold. 12. The Billy hawk calf. 13. Limey cow. 14. Notebook. 15. One off into two. 16. Fear not. 17. Tickling tom. 18. Uncle's contraption. 19. A one and a two. 20. Very strange. 21. Stand alones together. II. From Khai Khai 1. Pre amble. 2. Ripe and ready. 3. Greedy guts. 4. The green eyed monster's song. 5. Huffy Puffy. 6. No wonder he's a donkey. 7. Why. III. Other poems 1. Nonsense gone sense. 2. Picture book. 3. Show off. 4. For better or for verse. IV. Haw jaw baw raw law 1. Hanky Panky. V. From Pagla Dashu 1. Dashu the dotty one. VI. From Bohurupee 1. A story. 2. Gorgondola. VII. Other stories 1. Really. 2. The Diary of cautious Chuckleonymous. The Bengali language has never been quite so much a living breathing creature of whimsy as in Sukumar Ray's hands and his creations wild and wicked dreamy and delirious have thrilled children and adults alike. This selection offers you the best of his world pun riddled fun fiddled poetry from Abol Tabol and Khai Khai stories of schoolboy pranks (Pagla Dashu) and madcap explorers (Heshoram Hushiyarer Diary) and the unforgettable harum scarum classis Haw Jaw Baw Raw Law presented here for the first time in its entirety. All the stories and poems are accompanied by Sukumar Ray's inimitable illustrations. Sampurna Chattarji's lively new translation captures the magical nonsense groove of the Bengali original through a freewheeling play of sound and sense. This book is sure to captivate Sukumar Ray fans and win him a whole new generation of admirers. 172 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 51035
Book Description Puffin, 2004. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Good. Clean pages. Light to moderate shelf wear, creasing on covers. Binding intact. (Y76). Bookseller Inventory # 100330615
Book Description Puffin, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P02014333588X