To Each Her Own


Author: Vijaydan Detha
Illustrated by Anita Hashemi Moghaddam

9788189934026 | HB | pp. 36 | 2012 | Katha

To Each Her Own is a Rajasthani folklore tale about 2 people from different walks of life who do different things.

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A fisherwoman loves fish, and a gardener loves flowers. One rainy day the two meet. They are gracious and sweet to each other. And yet they find it impossible to be together. Dip into this fishy-flowery story to find out why!


Vijaydan Detha
Illustrator: Anita Hashemi Moghaddam









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The author is an acclaimed Iranian artist and painter who has illustrated for many magazines and publications. Her award-winning works have been exhibited internationally. She loves illustrating for children and taking part in art workshops.

The illustrator’s lively, wry, and irreverent folk-based tales have widely been widely, read, loved, and awarded since the 1970’s. One of the most prolific writers in Indian Literature today, he has to his credit more than 800 short stories, which have been translated into Hindi, English and other languages. Bijji- as Detha is affectionately called- has a gift for selecting the most provocative tales he hears from his fellow villagers and recreating them in a literary form as engaging and as daring as his oral narrative sources. His short fiction anthologies in Rajasthan include Baatan Ri Phuwaari, Alekum Hitler, Roonkh and Kaboo Rani; while Anokha Ped, Antaral, Phoolwari and Priya Mrinal in Hindi. Apart from writing, Detha has also been working tirelessly for the Rupayan Sansthan, an institute that Detha established in 1960 with Komal Kothari. He is also the recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award for Rajasthani, the Bhartiya Bhasha Parishad Award, the Sahitya Chudamani, the Padma Shri and the Katha Chudamani Award.


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