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Ganesha

by Subhadra Sen Gupta, Tapas Guha

  • Category Red Turtle
  • Format Hardback
  • Imprint Red Turtle
  • Price 295
  1. ISBN: 978-81-291-4029-6
  2. Pages: 44 pages
  3. Date: May 2016

ABOUT THIS BOOK

Meet Ganesh, the potbellied elephant-headed god, always accompanied by his faithful assistant, the rat. Known as the remover of obstacles, he is prayed to before every new beginning. But do you know why Ganesh has an elephant’s head? Or why he has only one tusk And what is his connection with the waxing and waning of the moon?

In this fun retelling of the most popular stories associated with Ganesh, find the answers to these questions and more. Accompanied by beautiful illustrations that bring the stories alive, this book will appeal to every child and the child in all adults.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

SUBHADRA SEN GUPTA has written over thirty books for children including mysteries, adventures, ghost stories, comic books and books on history. To her surprise, the Sahitya Akademi thought she is doing a good job and gave her the Bal Sahitya Puraskar in 2014. Right now she is waiting for a time machine so that she can travel to the past and join Emperor Akbar
for lunch. She loves to travel, flirt with cats and chat with auto-rickshaw drivers. If you want to discuss anything under the sun with her, email her at subhadrasg@gmail.com.

About the Illustrator:

TAPAS GUHA has been working for more than twenty years as an illustrator. He has worked with many leading publishers, newspapers, advertising agencies and NGOs. He loves to draw comics and illustrate children’s books. He has partnered with Subhadra Sen Gupta on countless projects including a Feluda comics series. Ruskin Bond is one of his favourite authors and he loves to read Tintin comics.