A young girl sat straight-backed on the edge of her chair, chewing a yellow pencil… She wiped her table clean with her sleeve, and with reverence, took out five clean sheets of papers. With a smile of joy, she began to write. Visited by the charming Story-Catcher, she writes stories of all kinds – a boy who finds the eye of a dragon; a girl who finds a letter from her great-grandfather whom she never knew; the Master of Dreams who helps create dreams every night; Coco who is half-deer-half-man; and Ruby who gets a glimpse of the other side of the mirror. Finally, the Story-Catcher himself comes to meet her, with his bundle full of ideas. This enchanting collection of stories is sure to be read again and again and be remembered as a cherished book of childhood tales.
About the Author
Varsha Seshan did her Masters in English Literature from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She is a writer, teacher and dancer. She has had more than twenty stories published. In addition to writing, she has a passion for Bharatanatyam. She has studied and practised this dance form for 18 years; performing both in India and abroad.
Rishi Bharadwaj was brought up in Ambala, where his father, an Officer in the Indian Air Force, was posted. He was passionate about art and illustration from early childhood. Following his graduating, he moved to Delhi in 2002, in search of creative opportunities. He began his career as a Classical Animator/2d Concept Artist, and later evolved into a gifted Children?'s Illustrator and Graphic Novelist. Books he has recently illustrated include: Kuttan's Dilemma; The Story-Catcher and Little Setu And The Forbidden Forest Of Ula. The books reflect his contemporary style, imparting to each a visual delight to complement the refreshing storytelling.
11 May, 2012