Author: Joseph Jacobs
Editor(s): Joseph Jacobs
Publisher: Pilgrims Publishing
ISBN/UPC (if available): 817769006X
Indian Fairy Tales is an exciting and entertaining collection of stories, full of the colour and enchantment of India, written for the amusement of children everywhere. Its universal appeal lies in the striking similarities between Indian tales and those of European myth and legend, characters often having counterparts in Western tradition.
Especially selected and retold to offer the best of India, these stories in Indian Fairy Tales speak of snow-capped mountains, meandering rivers, the ocean, the blue heavens, the exquisite flora and fauna, and characters from paupers to princes. The tales of courage and sacrifice, love and adventure, magic and death, offer both spellbinding entertainment as well as answers to fundamental questions of life.
This enchanting book will be treasured not only by children who enjoy reading of adventure and heroism, but also by parents and educators looking for new ways to respond to the age-old request to Tell Me a Story.