Children's Ramayana by Maya Ray
Ramayana is an epic from India. It is a story that was written many centuries ago but it is still very fresh. Ramayana has and continues to inspire and enchant millions of children (of all ages) all over the world.
Ramayana, in reality, is not just a story, even though it is enthralling in that way too. It is a book that offers great teachings in the form a narrative - teachings that impart the readers with practical solutions to every day problems in life. Each time you read Ramayana to your child, he will derive greater fearlessness and stronger determination.
Ramayana is the story of Rama, who was an ideal son, an ideal king, an ideal husband and an ideal brother. Once Rama was living in a forest with his beautiful wife Sita and brave brother Lakshmana. One day demon king Ravana kidnaped Sita and took her to his evil kingdom of Lanka. Rama and Lakshmana went in search of Sita. They went to many places but could not find Sita. Then they met Hanuman, one of the greatest heroes of Ramayana. With Hanuman's help, Rama and Lakshmana went to Lanka, fought with Ravana, vanquished him and rescued Sita.
"Children's Ramayana" presents this great epic in a way that is easy for children to understand. The detailed illustrations alone will be sufficient for children to follow the story.
Praise for "Children's Ramayana:"
"These enticing stories introduce children to unforgettable worlds of myth and tradition and to perspectives that may be new to them. A delightful collection!"
--Jayne Pupek, author of Tomato Girl.