Tales of India

Tales of India

Folktales From Bengal, Punjab, and Tamil Nadu

Book - 2018
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A shape-shifting tiger and a pretentious rat.
A generous goddess and a powerful demon.
A clever princess and a prince who returns from the dead.

This collection of 16 traditional tales transports readers to the beguiling world of Indian folklore. Transcribed by Indian and English folklorists in the nineteenth century, these stories brim with wit and magic. Fans of fairy tales will encounter familiar favorites - epic quests and talking animals - alongside delightful surprises - an irreverent sense of humor and an array of bold, inspiring heroines. This special gift edition features an embossed, textured case and a ribbon marker, and each tale comes alive alongside exquisite artwork by a pair of contemporary Indian artists.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2018]
ISBN: 9781452165912
Branch Call Number: 398.20954 TALE
Characteristics: 168 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Kohli, Svabhu 1990-
Singh, Viplov 1991-

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