A collection of 20 stories from India's rich folklore heritage. From wicked magicians to wise old priests, charming princes and beautiful princesses, to greedy tigers and wily jackals, these magical tales are full of adventure and trickery, and infused with deeper messages about morality, Life and the world around us. Founded on the work of folklorist, Joseph Jacob, and from tales from India's Mughul period, award-winning author Bali Rai's lively retellings are a delight.
The book includes endnotes with a glossary, additional information as well as ideas for activities that children can do to explore the stories further.
- short story collection
- 240 pages
- cultural diversity
- literary heritage
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