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Indian folk and fairy tales

Author: Joseph Jacobs; John D Batten
Publisher: New York : Putnam, [19--?]
Series: Folk and fairy tales from many lands.
Edition/Format:   Print 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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Genre/Form: Fairy tales
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jacobs, Joseph, 1854-1916.
Indian folk and fairy tales.
New York, Putnam [19--?]
(OCoLC)762989327
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Jacobs; John D Batten
ISBN: 0486218287 9780486218281
OCLC Number: 1042308
Description: xii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 21 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 bit of advice --
The gold-giving servant --
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 --
How sun, moon, and wind went out to dinner --
How the wicked sons were duped --
The pigeon and the crow.
Series Title: Folk and fairy tales from many lands.
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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