Featured books by Andrea Anastasio

Alone in the Forest

By: Andrea Anastasio, Gita Wolf
Illustrated by: Bhajju Shyam
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Fiction

Musa ventures out alone for the first time to collect firewood, where a loud noise and the dark forest frighten him. A squirrel and a cow calm the panicky boy who returns home safely without any wood — but with a good story to tell. Highly stylized folk art effectively conveys Musa's emotions in a fast-paced story and introducing a tradition of central India.

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