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Children’s Books

Clear Sky, Red Earth

Beijing Minorities Publishing House

 

Written by Sienna Craig

Illustrated by Tenzin Norbu

 

Based on a true story, this book narrates the tale of Namsel, a young Tibetan girl who becomes a great painter some eight centuries ago in the Himalayan region of Dolpo, on Nepal's border with Tibet. Intended for children 8 years of age and older.

 

Little Shepherd, Little Shepherd, What Are You Doing?

(2008)

 

Written by Tenzin Norbu Nangsal and Tsering Choedron

Illustrated by Sonam Dhondup

Design by Evelyn Yang

 

It is an original story that takes children around the Tibetan landscape and fauna, while teaching them the names of animals, colors and motion verbs. Intended for children 3-6 years of age.
 

 

Little Shepherd, Little Shepherd, What Are You Doing?

(2008) Amdo

 

Written by Tenzin Norbu Nangsal and Tsering Choedron

Illustrated by Sonam Dhondup

Design by Evelyn Yang

 

It is an original story that takes children around the Tibetan landscape and fauna, while teaching them the names of animals, colors and motion verbs. Intended for children 3-6 years of age.
 

 

A History of Tibet's Traditional Costumes

(2009)

 

Written and illustrated by Tsering Lhamo

Design by Tracy Ellen Smith

 

This is Tibet's first coloring book, and a creative and colorful journey to learn about Tibet's regional costumes.
 

 

A Small Frog and a Crow

(2007)

 

Written by Tenzin Norbu Nangsal and Tsering Choedron

Illustrated by Dedron

Design by Tsering Namgya

 

A Tibetan oral tale passed from generation to generation, this tale is the story of a little frog whose resourcefulness allows her to escape the tight claws of a hungry crow. Intended for children 3-6 years of age.

 

A Small Frog and a Crow

(2007)

 

Written by Tenzin Norbu Nangsal and Tsering Choedron

Illustrated by Dedron

Design by Tsering Namgya

 

A Tibetan oral tale passed from generation to generation, this tale is the story of a little frog whose resourcefulness allows her to escape the tight claws of a hungry crow. Intended for children 3-6 years of age.

 

The Prince and the Yogin’s Daughter

(2007)

 

Adapted and illustrated by Serdrak Dondrup Tseten

Book design by Tracy Ellen Smith 

 

This traditional Tibetan story narrates the hardships of two lovers who are forced to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles to be together. Intended for children above ten years of age.