Indian Children's Favourite Stories

Indian Children's Favourite Stories

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This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories--providing insight into a vibrant literary culture.

Indian Children's Favorite Stories is a charming selection of eight Indian tales that provide an insight into traditional Indian culture. They make perfect new additions for story time or bedtime reading.

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 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 The 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. Other multicultural children's books in this series include: Asian Children's Favorite Stories, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Filipino Favorite Children's Stories, Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Korean Children's Favorite Stories, Balinese Children's Favorite Stories, and Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories .
Publisher: Tokyo : Tuttle, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780804836876
0804836876
Branch Call Number: J 398.20954 Somai
Characteristics: 80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Somaiah, Ranjan

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