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Indian fairy tales

Author: Joseph Jacobs; John D Batten
Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, [1969]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-nine traditional tales from India include "The Tiger, the Brahman, and the Jackal," "The Lion and the Crane," and "Why the Fish Laughed."
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jacobs, Joseph, 1854-1916.
Indian fairy tales.
New York : Dover Publications, [1969]
(OCoLC)747306615
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Jacobs; John D Batten
ISBN: 0486218287 9780486218281
OCLC Number: 21866
Notes: Reprint of the 1892 ed.
Description: xiv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The lion and the crane --
How the Raja's son won the Princess Labam --
The lambikin --
Punchkin --
The broken pot --
The magic fiddle --
The cruel crane outwitted --
Loving Laili --
The tiger, the Brahman, and the jackal --
The soothsayer's son --
Harisarman --
The charmed ring --
The talkative tortoise --
A lac of rupees for a piece of advice --
The gold-giving serpent --
The son of seven queens --
A lesson for kings --
Pride goeth before a fall --
Raja Rasalu --
The ass in the lion's skin --
The farmer and the money-lender --
The boy who had a moon on his forehead and a star on his chin --
The prince and the fakir --
Why the fish laughed --
The demon with the matted hair --
The ivory city and its fairy princess --
Sun, moon, and wind go out to dinner --
How the wicked sons were duped --
The pigeon and the crow.
Responsibility: Selected and edited by Joseph Jacobs ; illustrated by John D. Batten.
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Twenty-nine traditional tales from India include "The Tiger, the Brahman, and the Jackal," "The Lion and the Crane," and "Why the Fish Laughed."

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