Indian Fairy Tales

Indian Fairy Tales

by Joseph Jacobs
     
 

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Indian Fairy Tales
by Joseph Jacobs

A collection of Indian folklore, retold for younger readers 'of all ages', includes many stories from the Jataka, a Buddhist compilation of fables.

The captivating Irish stories collected in this new edition include both comic and heroic tales from ancient literature. By turns funny, fantastical and mysterious,

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Indian Fairy Tales
by Joseph Jacobs

A collection of Indian folklore, retold for younger readers 'of all ages', includes many stories from the Jataka, a Buddhist compilation of fables.

The captivating Irish stories collected in this new edition include both comic and heroic tales from ancient literature. By turns funny, fantastical and mysterious, the stories are matched in liveliness by the original illustrations; it's the perfect book to introduce children to Celtic storytelling.

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 Soothsayers 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

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012196279
Publisher:
Apps Publisher
Publication date:
02/18/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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