Standing in for our deepest fantasies and fears, the snake is as much a creature of our minds, as it is of the forest and field. Combining art and legend, this stunning handprinted book invokes the beauty and legend of Indian snake lore - from the enigmatic snake goddess Manasa to Buddha's sheltering snake. SSSS is part of a series of books inspired by pieces of the collections of the Musee du quai Branly in Paris.
Gita Wolf has written more than 14 books for children and adults. Considered one of the most original and creative voices in contemporary Indian publishing, she has pursued her interest in exploring and experimenting with the form of the book and its status as a revered cultural object. Several of her children's books have won major international awards. Ianna Andreadis is an artist renowned for her brilliant graphic work. She lives and works in Paris