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Rama and the demon king : an ancient tale from India

Author: Jessica Souhami
Publisher: London Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2015. ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Preschool : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Banished by his jealous stepmother, the good and brave Prince Rama has lived in the forest for 14 years, along with his beautiful wife Sita and his loyal brother Lakshaman. Rama has triumphed over the demons that dwell there and the three live a simple, peaceful life among the forest animals. But it is not to last, for the ten-headed King of the Demons vows to take revenge. Eye-catching illustrations, based on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Rāma, (Hindu deity); Sita, (Hindu deity); Rāma, (Hindu deity); Sita, (Hindu deity)
Material Type: Fiction, Preschool
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Souhami
ISBN: 9781847806604 1847806600
OCLC Number: 917253415
Notes: Originally published: 1997.
Target Audience: Ages 4+.
Description: 30 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 21 x 28 cm.
Responsibility: retold and illustrated by Jessica Souhami.

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Retells the 3000 year-old tale of Rama, who rescues his wife Sita from the Demon King.  Read more...

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'a delightful treat'.'This 3000 year old story is still appealing today, especially when, as here, it is retold in such exuberant style'. 'a delightful treat'. 'This 3000 year old story is still Read more...

 
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