The Blue Jackal
Illustrated By: Dileep Joshi
The Blue Jackal  -     By: Shobha Viswanath
    Illustrated By: Dileep Joshi
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The Blue Jackel is a retelling of a story from the Panchatantra, a collection of Indian animal fables dating from the 3rd century BC. Juno the jackel is the bullied as the runt of the pack. But when he accidentally is dyed with indigo, the other animals hail him as their king. How long can he keep his identity hidden? Filled with stylistic illustrations inspired by traditional Warli painting, this is a beautiful rendering of an ancient folktale. Hardcover.

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Title: The Blue Jackal
By: Shobha Viswanath
Illustrated By: Dileep Joshi
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 34
Vendor: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2016
Dimensions: 8.25 X 8.25 (inches)
Weight: 12 ounces
ISBN: 0802854664
ISBN-13: 9780802854667
Ages: 4-8
Stock No: WW854667

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Juno the jackal is the runt of the pack, and the other animals bully him because of his size. One night, Juno is chased by some dogs from the village, and he hides in a vat of indigo dye to escape. When he returns to the forest, his fur is bright blue, and the animals hail this strange new creature as their king. But can Juno keep his true identity hidden?
 
Featuring illustrations inspired by traditional Warli artwork and an informative historical note, this Indian folktale will spark a wonderful discussion about the relationship between perception and reality.

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