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Description - Indian Children's Favourite Stories by Rosemarie Somaiah

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories-providing insight into a rich literary culture.Indian Children's Favorite Stories is a charming selection of eight Indian tales that provide an insight into traditional Indian culture. 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 the 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. "They are interesting stories about the history of life in India. They take us on a journey so that each story almost flows onto the next like a chapter book, but each story can also be read in any order. Some stories help explain the Indian culture, and other stories have a moral to learn." -Castle View Academy blog

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780804836876
ISBN-10: 0804836876
Format: Hardback
Pages: 80
Imprint: Tuttle Publishing
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Rosemarie Somaiah

Rosemarie Somaiah, who spent her childhood in India, is a storyteller, teacher and writer who loves to link the threads of stories old and new. B. Ranjan Somaiah was born in India. He obtained his degree in engineering and was offered to participate in the managment training program in the graphic arts at Tata Press Ltd. He spent 16 years there and decided to venture out on his own and eventually took up art and illustrating seriously. He's contributed to various publications, including the Deccan Herald.