Il Pappagallo e l'Albero di Fico
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Here is the later Italian paperbound version of the hardbound English The Parrot and the Fig Tree from 1990. As I comment there, where other volumes used gold lines to outline the figures, Harman uses black. A parrot who dwells happily in a fruitful fig tree is tested for his loyalty to the tree by Shakra, king of the gods, who causes the tree to dry up. The parrot proves himself, and the tree is restored at his request. The art is simple and rich. Again, the Jataka tales are outspokenly altruistic. There is a double-page at the end for children to color.