A Pacific Rim Voices Project

Dutch photographer Taco Anema tells us all about his project that took him around the world photographing children and water and resulted in his beautiful book, Tales of Water.

Acclaimed author Linda Sue Park talks about her award-winning book A Long Walk to Water...

Pat Mora
Jorge Argueta
Debjani Chatterjee

Interview Archive

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illustrator's galleries

Water figures largely in the background of many of acclaimed Indian artist Pulak Biswas' books...

Enjoy the various and varied depictions of Water in Chinese artist Li Jian's work, inclusing The Water Dragon...

Water illustrations selected from previous PaperTigers Gallery features:

Suzy Lee

Gallery Archive

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book of the month
Waterlife by Rambharos Jha (Tara Books 2011)

Rambharos Jha,
Tara Books, 2011.

A wonderful array of sea creatures adorns the pages of this visually stunning book. Intricate patterns in jewel-like colors provide the endlessly changing water backdrop, over which reptiles, birds, fish and crustaceans are placed alongside smaller waterlife motifs...

Read our review...

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book reviews

In our Reviews Section, you will find reviews from other sources around the world, as well as our own PaperTigers Reviews.






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past issues

Explore our Past Issues, from 2007, each one focusing on a particular region or theme...


Children's Books about Animals and the Natural Environment

Canadian Aboriginal Children's Literature





Explore our Spirit of PaperTigers Book Set 2011.

Find out all about the Spirit of PaperTigers project, seeking to further our goal of fostering empathy, understanding and peace, focusing on books and water as ways of promoting education, literacy and development.

Feedback focus:

"Gardens for 10 Families" project, facilitating water access: Matènwa Community Learning Center, Lagonav, Haiti


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