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Stories from India

4.23  ·  Rating Details ·  31 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
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Hardcover, 96 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Usborne Books (first published 2004)
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J. Boo
Nov 16, 2016 J. Boo rated it really liked it
Anna Milbourne has done a good job of collecting excellent and unusual tales, and even plausibly summarizing the Ramayana and Mahabharata. Not an easy task!

New to me -- completely new, which is a rarity given the number of folk tales I've devoured -- are a group of stories featuring Birbal, advisor to the Emperor Akbar, and Birbal's witty resolutions of the tasks to which he is set. I've shortened this one to the bare bones: (view spoiler)
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Feb 15, 2009 Alexis rated it it was amazing
This book told all kinds of Indian fables. I've been interested in India lately so I thought this book was really good.
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great look at some children stories from a different land!
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