The Resource Maya, written by Mahak Jain ; illustrated by Elly MacKay

Maya, written by Mahak Jain ; illustrated by Elly MacKay

Label
Maya
Title
Maya
Statement of responsibility
written by Mahak Jain ; illustrated by Elly MacKay
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The electricity in Maya's house has gone out again. Worse, she is afraid of the dark -- and her fear has been even worse since her father died. Now it feels as if the darkness will never go away. Maya's mother distracts her with a legend about the banyan tree, which saved the world from the first monsoon by drinking up the floodwaters, and growing tall and strong. Later that night, unsettled by the noises around her, Maya revisits the story in her imagination. She ventures deep into the banyan tree, where she discovers not darkness but life: snakes slither, monkeys laugh, and elephants dance. Maya pushes her imagination even further to call up memories of her father, helping to soothe her fear and grief."--front jacket flap
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
  • jC813/.6
  • [E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 4-7 years
LC call number
PZ7.1.J39
LC item number
May 2016
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Maya, written by Mahak Jain ; illustrated by Elly MacKay
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 x 28 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781771471008
Lccn
2015948141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Canadian Children's Book Centre Collection
Other physical details
color illustrations
Stock number
1405214
System control number
  • (OCoLC)915263680
  • (OCoLC)ocn915263680

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