Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Saraswathi
Publisher: Media Fusion
ISBN/UPC (if available): 978818300397 - 406
The Appu Series consists of beautifully illustrated and captivatingly narrated books which bring to life the Panchatantra tales. These Sanskrit and Buddhist animal fables may be over two thousand years old, but are still full of relevant wit, wisdom and laughs for your child.
1. CASTLES IN THE AIR
A story about dreams being just that unless we act upon our dreams and make them our reality.
2. THE BRAHMIN AND THE CROOKS
‘The Brahmin and the Crooks’ is a delightful tale of how true wisdom comes from self belief.
3. THE FOOLISH SCHOLARS
The adventures of the four scholars teach us that true wisdom is worth more than mere knowledge from book.
4. THE HERON AND THE CRAB
Blind belief is destructive and this story shows that trust should be vested only in the worthy.
5. THE MICE AND THE ELEPHANTS
Breaking the notions of big and small, powerful and weak, this is a story that teaches us never to under estimate anyone based on what they look like.
6. THE SINGING DONKEY
True friends give sound advice and we will do well to listen to them. This story imparts these words of wisdom in way that one will remember them for times to come!
7. THE TALKATIVE TORTOISE
Moderation is best and this story tells of a tortoise that brought his doom by giving into excess.
8. THE WASHERMAN’S DONKEY
This story of the washer man’s donkey tells us about how happiness bought through the grief of others is short lived.
9. THE WISE RABBIT
A clever rabbit proves that brain power is truly greater than muscle power and saves the whole of the animal kingdom.
10. THE MONKEY AND THE CROCODILE
It doesn’t matter how small you are. The ‘The Monkey and the Crocodile’ shows you that it is how quick and smart you are that is important!