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Ramayana : An Illustrated Retelling - by Arshia Sattar (Hardcover)

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One of the world’s oldest and best-loved tales, now retold and illustrated in thrilling detail for readers of all ages.

Rama pulled the splendid arrow out of his quiver. It had been given to him long ago by the sage Agastya who had told him that he could use it only once and only for a great enemy. The incomparable arrow held the wind in its feathers, the sun and the moon in its shining tip, the earth in its shaft and the power of the doomsday fire in its flight.

Ramayana—an unforgettable tale of love, adventure, flying monkeys and god acting in the world of humans—has been treasured by readers around the world for thousands of years. Now in an authoritative, gripping retelling by the renowned Ramayana scholar Arshia Sattar, readers have a new chance to explore this classic’s riches.

Rama is a brave young prince who is forced into exile. His brother Lakshmana and his wife, the beautiful princess Sita, loyally follow him into the depths of the mysterious forest, where they encounter strange and dangerous creatures. None is as terrifying as Ravana, the ten-headed demon king who kidnaps Sita and takes her to a fortified city in the middle of the ocean. To rescue her, Rama enlists the help of hundreds of thousands of magical monkeys and bears to fight the demon army and win her back. Even the gods gather to witness the harrowing battle. Will Rama and his friends prevail, and will Sita return to him? Only these captivating pages will tell…
Number of Pages: 181
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: Teen
Author: Arshia Sattar
Language: English
Street Date: May 8, 2018
TCIN: 53253387
UPC: 9781632061775
Item Number (DPCI): 248-59-1085
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