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I love the way the book introduces the concept of art – beginning from how an object looks like in real life, and what it may finally appear as through an artist’s reinterpretation...

... the book proves lots of fun, both for its intended child audience and for the many adults who enjoy such books as a means of relaxation. Make sure you read the author’s ‘What is Art?’ on the inside front cover flap too...

This Rajasthani folktale can well be seen as a nonsensical story whose main purpose is to introduce children to animals, numbers, and to lend credence to the wily, not-trustworthy image of the jackal...

The illustrations and storytelling are richly portrayed and exude a warmth and love of tradition and most importantly cultural pride which absolutely cries out to be shared with children...

Alongside the drawing guidance, are little snippets of factual information about fish, their body shapes, where and how they live, all adding to make this book brilliantly educational...

The pull-out scroll effect is unusual, and children will love this. It's made out of thick card, so will take the constant scrolling and unscrolling too, which is very important. It would be great for children with dyslexia...