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A leading British folklorist presents this now-classic compilation of 29 traditional tales from India. Nine full-page plates and 37 other drawings illustrate "The Lion and the Crane," "Sun, Moon, and Wind Go Out to Dinner," "The Prince and the Fakir," "The Talkative Tortoise," "Why the Fish Laughed," and other fables.

Synopsis:

Classic compilation of 29 traditional tales by a leading British folklorist includes "The Lion and the Crane," "Sun, Moon, and Wind Go Out to Dinner," "The Prince and the Fakir," and other illustrated fables. 

Synopsis:

Wonders of India: rajahs, ogres, magic, Buddhist jatakas, episodes from great epics. 29 complete stories. 46 illus.

Table of Contents

I. THE LION AND THE CRANE

II. HOW THE RAJA'S SON WON THE PRINCESS LABAM

III. THE LAMBIKIN

IV. PUNCHKIN

V. THE BROKEN POT

VI. THE MAGIC FIDDLE

VII. THE CRUEL CRANE OUTWITTED

VIII. LOVING LAILI

IX. "THE TIGER, THE BRAHMAN, AND THE JACKAL"

X. THE SOOTHSAYER'S SON

XI. HARISARMAN

XII. THE CHARMED RING

XIII. THE TALKATIVE TORTOISE

XIV. A LAC OF RUPEES FOR A PIECE OF ADVICE

XV. THE GOLD-GIVING SERPENT

XVI. THE SON OF SEVEN QUEENS

XVII. A LESSON FOR KINGS

XVIII. PRIDE GOETH BEFORE A FALL

XIX. RAJA RASALU

XX. THE ASS IN THE LION'S SKIN

XXI. THE FARMER AND THE MONEY-LENDER

XXII. THE BOY WHO HAD A MOON ON HIS FOREHEAD AND A STAR ON HIS CHIN

XXIII. THE PRINCE AND THE FAKIR

XXIV. WHY THE FISH LAUGHED

XXV. THE DEMON WITH THE MATTED HAIR

XXVI. THE IVORY CITY AND ITS FAIRY PRINCESSES

XXVII. "SUN, MOON, AND WIND GO OUT TO DINNER"

XXVIII. HOW THE WICKED SONS WERE DUPED

XXIX. THE PIGEON AND THE CROW

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486218281
ill.:
Batten, John Dickson,
illus.:
Batten, John Dickson,
Author:
Jacobs, Joseph
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Folk-lore, indian
Subject:
Folk-lore, indic
Subject:
Folklore -- India.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Indian culture
Subject:
Indian fairy tales
Subject:
traditional tales from India
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
India
Subject:
n fairy tales
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Children's Classics
Series Volume:
CY425
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.67 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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Classic compilation of 29 traditional tales by a leading British folklorist includes "The Lion and the Crane," "Sun, Moon, and Wind Go Out to Dinner," "The Prince and the Fakir," and other illustrated fables. 
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Wonders of India: rajahs, ogres, magic, Buddhist jatakas, episodes from great epics. 29 complete stories. 46 illus.

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