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Milk Rice: Stories for Children
Journey to a strange village and learn the secret of their hats or travel in time to towns in Sri Lanka with a genii. Read about the dilemma of a cat that is forbidden to kill or dream about building an aeroplane that will fly over golden paddy fields. This collection enthusiastically presents nine stories for children from new and established writers.
Paperback, 95 pages
Published 2008 by Popsicle Books
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Trained as a sociologist and having worked and studied in Los Angeles, after a short period in Geneva, Ameena Hussein returned to live in Sri Lanka in 2003. She is the co-founder of the Perera Hussein Publishing House which publishes cutting edge Sri Lankan fiction. She divides her time between Colombo and her country home where she grows trees to offset the environmental pollution in printing boo...moreMore about Ameena Hussein...