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Indian Children's Favourite Stories

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Written by Rosemarie Somaiah

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

Indian Children's Favourite 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