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Description - Tales from India by Bali Rai

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 for readers of all ages. The book includes endnotes with a glossary, additional information as well as ideas for activities that children can do to explore the stories further.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141373065
ISBN-10: 0141373067
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 129mm x 15mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Puffin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Bali Rai

Bali Rai has written nine young adult novels for Random House Children's Publishers, as well as the Soccer Squad series for younger readers. His first novel, (un)arranged marriage, created a huge amount of interest and won many awards including the Angus Book Award and the Leicester Book of the Year. It was also shortlisted for the prestigious Branford Boase first novel award. Rani and Sukh and The Whisper were both shortlisted for the Booktrust Teenage Prize. He was born in Leicester, where he still lives, writing full-time and visiting schools to talk about his books. You can visit him at

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