Elephant Prince: The Story of Ganesh (Hardcover)

By Belgin Kaya Wedman (Illustrator), Amy Novesky (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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Elephant-headed and big-bellied, mischievous and sweet, the god Ganesh is one of the most familiar faces in the world. But why does he have the head of an elephant? Set in the Himalayas in a time of gods and goddesses, Elephant Prince tells the story of a remarkable bond between a mother and her son, a remorseful god, a generous elephant and the boy who became Ganesh. Belgin K. Wedman's jewel-toned illustrations, reminiscent of classical Indian miniatures, complement this poetic story of one of the most beloved gods of all.

About the Author

Amy Novesky's has written several well-received picture books about famous people, including Georgia in Hawaii: When Georgia O'Keeffe Painted What She Pleased, illustrated by Yuyi Morales. Ms. Novesky lives with her family in Sausalito, California. Visit her at www.amynovesky.com.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781886069169
ISBN-10: 1886069166
Publisher: Mandala Publishing (CA)
Publication Date: September 10th, 2004
Pages: 32
Language: English