The Honey Hunter
written by Karthika Nair
illustrated by Joelle Jolivet
Die Gestalten Verlag | ISBN 9783899557305
Hardback – 52 pages
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Featuring exotic images and empathetic language, this modern-day Indian fairy tale teaches children to respect and appreciate nature. The story of the honey hunters takes place in Sunderban, a land of eighteen tides and six seasons, where three rivers meet in a huge mangrove forest. Everyone who lives in Sunderban loves honey, especially a small, black haired boy named Shonu who one day breaks the golden rule and takes honey from the hives.