Cuckoo and the Escape of the Little Elephant
As Karachi Zoo prepares for its inauguration by Fatima Jinnah, an unusual collection of animals led by a clumsy cuckoo attempt to help the zoo’s only elephant escape to freedom. Set in 1947 on the Indian subcontinent, this is first in the series of adventures centered on the notorious cuckoos. For children and adults.
“Very few Pakistani writers have taken up animals characters. Extremely engaging with a familiar setting” ~Rumana Husain
“A novella with complex characterizations and an enchantingly humorous tone that may prove irresistible for both children and adults” ~Tanveer Anjum, a poet, translator, and an academic.
“An engaging plot populated by interesting characters that makes for an enjoyable read” ~Books & Authors, DAWN
Author: Sajjad Haider