Indian Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales (Favorite Children's Stories)

Indian Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales (Favorite Children's Stories) by Rosemarie Somaiah 080485016X 9780804850162
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This colorfully illustrated multicultural childrens book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories that the whole family will enjoy!

Indian Childrens 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 Kamsas repeated attempts to kill him, and how the elephant keepers daughter, Rani, humbles an unwise and unjust king by emptying his storehouses of rice.

Featured Indian stories include:

  • The Story of Rama, the ancient Indian tale of a princes exile and return to his homeland
  • Sukhu and Dukhu, two sisters--one kind, one selfish--and their different fates
  • Munna and the Grain of Rice, how a good and clever girl saves her people from hunger
  • And five more wonderful tales to delight story lovers everywhere.

A glossary is also included, so that everyone can understand and appreciate the Indian words scattered throughout the stories.

The Childrens 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 childrens books in this series include: Asian Childrens Favorite Stories, Indonesian Childrens Favorite Stories, Japanese Childrens Favorite Stories, Singapore Childrens Favorite Stories, Filipino Childrens Favorite Stories, Favorite Childrens Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Childrens Favorite Stories, Korean Childrens Favorite Stories, Balinese Childrens Favorite Stories, and Vietnamese Childrens Favorite Stories.

Author: Rosemarie Somaiah

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 64

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Publication Date: 2020-04-14


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