Perfect for children studying Indian culture or myths, this book takes a light-hearted look at the characters and creatures from the Hindu mythological stories. The stories involve a huge cast of characters, including gods, mortals, demons and even animals. They often have themes of good triumphing over evil, or explaining how things are created or destroyed. The book is structured as a 'Who's Who' of the culture's myths and legends and has an informal tone, allowing the characters' personalities to come through. The book is part of the Stars of Mythology series for children aged 9+. The six books are: Chinese, Greek, Egyptian, Indian, Roman and Viking.