Painting Everything In The World

The people from the Rathwa tribe in Gujarat, India, are preparing for the Holi festival. Everyone is busy and happy, cleaning and cooking for the night.  They feast and dance for the best Holi celebration the village has had, as long as people can remember.  But the next day, strange things happen.  Everything seems to be going wrong.  The Wise Man says that the villagers have forgotten to honor the gods with a Pithora painting.  The artists get to work.  They believe the painting will bring good fortune back to the village.  A beautiful Pithora painting folds out of this fascinating book. An extensive note provides much more information about Pithora painting. mjw
Title: Painting Everything In The World
Author: Gita Wolf
: Harsingh Hamir
: Tara Books Pvt. Ltd., India
: 2018
Original Language
: English
: 978-93-83145-48-5
Hardcover pages
: 28
Age range
: 6-10
: Picture Book
Book setting
: Rathwa tribe in Gujarat, India
Author’s ethnicity
: Indian
Author’s residence
: India
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Rathwa
Illustrator’s residence
: Gujarat, India
: The artist won the Nami Concours 2019 Purple Island Award for this book.
: Art, Artists, Gods and goddesses, Holi festival, Pithora and Pithori

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