Indian Children's Favorite Stories

Product Number: EB00643765
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462906321
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories-providing insight into a rich literary culture. Indian Children's Favorite Stories is a charming selection of eight Indian tales that provide an insight into traditional Indian culture. Retold for an international audience, the beautifully illustrated stories will give children of all ages a glimpse into the fables and folklore of India including tales of how the Lord Krishna escapes the evil Kamsa's repeated attempts to kill him, and how the elephant keeper's daughter, Rani, humbles an unwise and unjust king by emptying his storehouses of rice. Featured Indian stories include: - Munna and the Grain of Rice -T he Birth of Krishna - No Ordinary Lad - The Story of Rama - Sukhu and Dukhu - Tenali Raman - Journey to Heaven - The Foolish Man A glossary is also included to clarify Indian words. The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West.

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Author(s): Rosemarie Somaiah
Original Publish Date: Feb 12, 2013

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