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Indian Fairy Tales is an exciting and entertaining collection of stores, full of the colour and enchantment of India, written for the amusement of children everywhere. Its universal appeal like in the striking similarities between Indian tales and those of European myth and legend, characters often having counterparts in Western tradition. Especially selected and retold to offer the best of India, these stories speak of snow-capped mountains, meandering rivers, the ocean, the blue heavens, the exquisite flora and fauna, and characters from paupers to princes. The tales of courage and sacrifice, love and adventure, magic and death offer both spellbinding entertainment as well as answers to fundamental questions of life. This enchanting book will be treasured not only by children who enjoy reading of adventure and heroism, but also by parents and educators looking for new ways to respond to the age-old request to "Tell Me a Story". Printed Pages: 255. Size: 5.5 x 8.6 Inches. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 002941
Titel: Indian Fairy Tales
Verlag: Pilgrims Books Pvt. Ltd.
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: New
Buchbeschreibung Hansebooks Sep 2016, 2016. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 216x140x20 mm. Neuware - Indian Fairy Tales is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1892. 292 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9783743309173
Buchbeschreibung New York, Dover Publications, Inc., 1969., 1969. 13.5 x 21.5cm. (12), 255 pages, with black and white illustrations. Original softcover. Some signs of external wear, including creasing to jacket and minor paper loss to spine. Internally in very good condition, other than some text annotations. [Dover Children's Classics]. Soils and national characteristics differ, but fairy tales are the same in plot and incidents the world over. So proved the leading British folklorist Joseph Jacobs (1854–1916) with this now classic volume of 29 traditional tales from India, including some of the oldest recorded tales known. "The Lion and the Crane," "How the Raja's Son Won the Princess Labam," "The Broken Pot," "The Tiger, the Brahman, and the Jackal," "The Talkative Tortoise," "The Ass in the Lion's Skin," "Why the Fish Laughed," "Sun, Moon, and Wind Go Out to Dinner," "The Prince and the Fakir," and all the other stories make delightful reading or listening for youngsters who are tired of the same familiar old favorites. John D. Batten's nine full-page plates and his 37 other drawings are reproduced from the original edition. [From jacket notes]. Artikel-Nr. 91488AB