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In Search of the Thunder Dragon

In Search of the Thunder Dragon, brings to life the beauty and traditions of Bhutan, and ancient story of the Thunder Dragons that play hide-and-seek in the clouds during big winter storms. Amber, and her cousin Tashi, long to see the Thunder Dragons and they set off on a journey of discovery that takes them from an elaborate monastery to the top of the mountains, a place called the Tiger's Nest, and on to the back of a tiger with eagle's wings. In this adventure the children pursue their dream and find what they sought.

Romio Shrestha is a modern master of the Indo-Nepali-Tibetan Buddhist traditions of enlightenment art, and his thangkas can be found in many of the great collections of the world, including the British Museum, the Victoria Albert Museum, the Buchheim Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, the Tibet House in New York City, and the Newark Museum in New Jersey. He directs a school of artist-craftsmen in the Kathmandu Valley of Tibet.

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