Synopses & Reviews
First published in London in 1899, this classic tale by Helen Bannerman tells the story of a little boy named Sambo who encounters four hunger tigers, outwits them, and turns them into butter, before returning safely home to eat a 169 pancakes for his supper.
The classic story by Helen Banner man of a young Indian boy who meets up with a tiger and turns him into butter.
First published in London in 1899, this is the classic tale of a little boy who meets four hungry tigers, outwits them, and turns them into butter.
About the Author
HELEN BRODIE BANNERMAN (1862-1946) was born in Scotland. The daughter of a chaplain, she lived for over thirty years in India. She married a doctor in the Indian Medical Service and they had two daughters. THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK SAMBO was written by Mrs. Bannerman to amuse her young girls during a long train journey and first published in 1899.