Jataka Tales I & II

Jataka Tales I & II

by Ellen C. Babbitt

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Overview

Ellen C. Babbitt has collected, and retold the best thirty-nine of the 547 Jataka Tales. These charming fables originated in India sometime around the fifth century, and have been teaching children valuable lessons ever since.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604595178
Publisher: Wilder Publications
Publication date: 11/19/2008
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 804,341
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)

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Jataka Tales I & Ii 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Gardenseed More than 1 year ago
These are great for storytelling or reading aloud to children or even adults. There is plenty of action to hold their interest  and each tale has a deeper meaning for the listeners to think about. I have told some of these stories many times when I was a children's librarian in New York City and they  always held the attention of my listeners. They are easy to tell because these versions are so beautifully retold in language that is almost poetic in its flow.