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Updated: November 15, 2010 18:48 IST

Just a wish

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The bauhinia, is also known as mountain ebony, purple orchid tree or simply orchid tree. And this is the story of a bauhinia who wishes he had legs like Vladok, the bullock and could roam all over the place. Later, he spies Slava, the butterfly and he wishes he could fly. With every stage in his life his wishes change, until one day he realises he hasno other wish than to be himself.

This is a little colouring book, that tells a story.

BAUHINIA, A TREE WHO WANTED TO BE AN ORCHID, by Marie, Auroville Press Publishers/Series Poetree, Rs. 195

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