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Tales of India : Folk Tales from Bengal, Punjab, and Tamil Nadu - (Hardcover)

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A shape-shifting tiger and a pretentious rat.A generous goddess and a powerful demon.A clever princess and a prince who returns from the dead.This collection of 16 traditional tales transports readers to the beguiling world of Indian folklore. Transcribed by Indian and English folklorists in the nineteenth century, these stories brim with wit and magic. Fans of fairy tales will encounter familiar favorites—epic quests and talking animals—alongside delightful surprises—an irreverent sense of humor and an array of bold, inspiring heroines. This special gift edition features an embossed, textured case and a ribbon marker, and each tale comes alive alongside exquisite artwork by a pair of contemporary Indian artists.
Number of Pages: 168
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Literary Collections
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc
Language: English
Street Date: February 27, 2018
TCIN: 53475357
UPC: 9781452165912
Item Number (DPCI): 248-71-9393
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