Gecko's Complaint: A Balinese Folktale (Bilingual Edition - English and Indonesian Text)

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Product Details

Price
$14.95  $13.75
Publisher
Periplus Editions
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.3 X 8.1 X 0.5 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780794604844

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About the Author

Ann Martin Bowler was born in the United States and raised in Ojai, California. She is a full-time writer and has traveled with her family to Indonesia many times. Gecko's Complaint is her fourth children's book. She is also the author of Adventures of The Treasure Fleet: How China Discovered the World (published by Tuttle Publishing).

I Gusti Made Sukanada was born in Bali. He began painting at the age of 11 and has been a painter by profession since. He paints in a traditional Balinese style, using acrylic paint, pen and ink. Sukanada's work has been shown in many countries around the world.

Reviews

"Bowler retells this folktale in simple, yet skillful prose. Sukanada's acrylic paint, pen, and ink illustrations show leafy landscapes saturated with color, and have depth and beauty." --School Library Journal
"An enjoyable read enhanced by soft, full-color artwork..." --Midwest Book Review
"Gecko's Complaint is a sparkling retelling of a classic Balinese folktale." --Bali Advisor
"Lovingly illustrated by I Gusti Made Sukanada, this book shows a side of Bali that is not often seen." --Singapore Straits Times