Near a majestic mountain in a vast jungle with many mango trees, it has not rained for weeks and weeks. The village well and pond are dry. Monkey and his friends look everywhere for water, but they have no luck. And then Monkey remembers a story his mama used to tell him, a story about how peacocks can make it rain by dancing. So he sets out to see if the story is true…
This little-known legend, told with dramatic rhythm and illustrated with the colours and textures of India, is sure to delight and inspire.
About the Author
Banker, jazz bassist, entrepreneur, political aide, and author Kabir Sehgal received degrees from Dartmouth College and the London School of Economics. He is the cofounder of Music For Tomorrow and works at JPMorgan in New York City. Along with his mother, Sue Sehgal, he is the author of A Bucket of Blessings. Dr. Surishtha Sehgal, Founder & President of the Campus Community Partnership Foundation, is a leader of a global nonprofit. Along with her son, Kabir Sehgal, she is the author of A Bucket of Blessings. Jing Jing Tsong is a mom, musician, and surfer whose grown-up job is drawing pictures. Her technique, which layers color and texture, is influenced by her experiences working in traditional stone lithography and monoprints.