Title: The Honey Hunter
Author: Karthika Naïr
Illustrator: Joëlle Jolivet
Publisher: Little Gestalten Publishers
“I take you to the country of the eighteen tides, where three rivers meet near the Bay of Bengal. There, deep within the mangrove forest, lived thousands and thousands of honeybees.” A modern day Bangladeshi fairy tale influenced by both Hindu and Muslim folklore. The Honey Hunter by Karthika Naïr tells a story about respecting and appreciating our environment. It demonstrated the effects of human interference with nature. The book contains a glossary as well as a map of the Bay of Bengal.