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Penguin Group, 2004 - Children's poetry, Bengali - 170 pages
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&Lsquo;If You Hear This You Will Find Your Heads Are Getting Muddled, Some Of You Will Fathom Fully, Some Will Stay Befuddled.&Rsquo;

The Bengali Language Has Never Been Quite So Much A Living, Breathing Creature Of Whimsy As In Sukumar Ray&Rsquo;S Hands, And His Creations&Mdash;Wild And Wicked, Dreamy And Delirious&Mdash;Have Thrilled Children And Adults Alike. T

His Selection Offers You The Best Of His World&Mdash;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 Of Haw-Jaw-Baw-Raw-Law, Presented Here For The First Time In Its Entirety.

All The Stories And Poems Are Accompanied By Sukumar Ray&Rsquo;S Inimitable Illustrations. Sampurna Chattarji&Rsquo;S Lively Translation Captures The Magical Nonsense Groove Of The Bengali Original Through A Freewheeling Play Of Sound And Sense.

With A Sparkling New Introduction By Ruskin Bond, This Book Is Sure To Captivate Sukumar Ray&Rsquo;S Fans And Win Him A Whole New Generation Of Admirers.

Age Group Of Target Audience (Puffin): 10+

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