Author: Anant Pai
Publisher: India Book House
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8175082259
A collection of 5 beautifully illustrated and absorbing stories of wit and wisdom from India's ancient past.
This collection includes the following titles:
HITHOPADESA - How Friends are parted - Choice of Friends
THE TIGER and the Wood pecker and Other Stories
FRIENDS and Foes - Animal Tales from the Mahabharta
A BAG of Gold Coins
The first two titles in this volume are based on the Hithopadesha, attributed to Narayana. The stories in the Hitopadesha are based on the more famous Panchatantra written by Vishnu Sharma.
The third title in the series has stories from the Keyurabahu Charitramu by the distinguished Telugu poet Manchana.
The fourth title in the volume is based on the Mahabharata by Vishnu Sharma.
The fifth tile has stories, adapted from Anwar-i-Suhaili, a Persian version of the Panchatantra, written by Hussain Ali Waiz.