The Blue Jackel is a retelling of a story from the Panchatantra, a collection of Indian animal fables dating from the 3rd century BC. Juno the jackel is the bullied as the runt of the pack. But when he accidentally is dyed with indigo, the other animals hail him as their king. How long can he keep his identity hidden? Filled with stylistic illustrations inspired by traditional Warli painting, this is a beautiful rendering of an ancient folktale. Hardcover.