The Runaway Peacock


Author: Niyatee Sharma
Illustrated by Shailja Jain Chowgule

9789389203066 | Centre Stapled | pp. 28 | 2019 | Tulika Publishers

As Trisha admires the peacocks on her mother’s sari, a peacock jumps out and they together go on a journey exploring the world.

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Trisha is counting the number of beautiful peacocks on her mother’s saree when one curious peacock jumps off to explore the world. Trisha follows on his tail! And what we get is a high-speed chase through a bustling market, onto an umbrella, onto a tree… and find out where else! Detailed pictures create vibrant scenarios where children will have fun spotting the perky peacock.

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Niyatee Sharma
Illustrator: Shailja Jain Chowgule


Centre Stapled






Tulika Publishers





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About the Author

The author is an interior architect and writer who loves to look at the world through the curious eyes of her two children. Keen on alternate and sustainable ways of living, she believes in the power of stories to change the world.

The illustrator is fascinated by the world of drawings and cinema. She is ever keen to explore ways to live more mindfully and harmoniously. Her other books with Tulika include Sabri’s Colours, Rangoli and The Talkative Tortoise.


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