A Bucket of Blessings
A sumptuous picture book adaptation of a lesser-known Indian myth finds Monkey and his friends searching for water in their drought-stricken jungle before Monkey remembers that peacocks can perform rain dances.
Simon and Schuster
A beautiful myth from India comes to life in this enchanting, New York Times bestselling picture book.
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 colors and textures of India, is sure to delight and inspire.