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Tales from India

Author: J E B Gray; Rosamund Fowler
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beautifully told retellings of classic stories from India. Full of richness and warmth, these tales of tender love, great heroism, acts of sacrifice, foolishness and friendship come vividly to life. There is an epic battle in which monkeys and bears help rescue the beautiful princess Sita from evil demons and a simple fable about a jackal who tries to become king. This tapestry of stories is as colourful and  Read more...
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J E B Gray; Rosamund Fowler
ISBN: 0192751158 9780192751157
OCLC Number: 45326726
Language Note: Translated from Sanskrit and Pali.
Notes: Selection of tales originally published in: India's tales and legends, 1961.
Description: 151 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: King Great Virtue --
Prince Wicked --
Supparaka the mariner --
Nasty rumour --
An Indian love story --
Mousey the merchant --
Slip of the tongue --
Mouse and his friends --
Mongoose, the owl, the cat, and the mouse --
Earthquake --
Ramayana: The marriage of Rama and Sita --
Banishment of Rama --
Loss of Sita --
Monkeys' search for Sita --
Exploits of Ravana --
Brahman and the goat --
Indigo jackal --
Noble Brahman's sacrifice --
Fate of the vulture --
Hare in the moon --
Love at first sight --
Foolish Brahman.
Other Titles: India's tales and legends.
Responsibility: retold by J.E.B. Gray ; illustrated by Rosamund Fowler.
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Beautifully told retellings of classic stories from India. Full of richness and warmth, these tales of tender love, great heroism, acts of sacrifice, foolishness and friendship come vividly to life.  Read more...

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