ISBN 9789351032762,The Parakeet That Squawked In English & Other Bird Stories

The Parakeet That Squawked In English & Other Bird Stories


Ranjit Lal


Scholastic Books



Scholastic Books

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789351032762

ISBN-10 9351032760


Number of Pages 192 Pages
Language (English)
Meet the screechers and shriekers,a gang of untidy, garrulous and opinionated jungle babblers that hang out in a garden in Goa, led by the redoubtable frowzle. And their neighbours including Banshee the segacious Barn Owl and his wife Bimbo, hood the crow, don dada the Pushy Pigeon. Amber the brahmini kite, and Psitta and Cula the always smooching parakeet. Together they must deal with kidnappers, corrupt cops, a nasty kid with catapult, a killjoy minister of Cultural Propriety, not to mention the evil intentions of Dhaman the rat snake, and Gorgon and Zola the pair of nasty bandicoots in a series of adventures where's there never a quiet moment.. A wonderful collection of bird stories from Ranjit Lal. The book is full of interesting illustrations that bring out the humour and the essence of the stories. Exciting and adventurous bird stories based on the author's observations of bird behaviour.