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Tails & Tales: Animal Stories from Indian Mythology

Tails & Tales: Animal Stories from Indian Mythology

Current price: $13.99
Publication Date: November 21st, 2023
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The stories in this sumptuously illustrated gift edition showcase the diversity and wealth of India's rich folklore while sharing the timeless wisdom imbued in them.

Meet the troublesome mouse who carries the gigantic Ganesha; a humble fish who saves the world from a devastating flood; the vulture-king Jatayu who dies while attempting to rescue Sita, and many more.

There are animals and birds who lead a quest, forge a friendship, avenge a wrong or save the world like a superhero. Let's delve into their adventurous world and celebrate their heroism and valor!

About the Author

Reeja Radhakrishnan is a former journalist and columnist who writes for children on environment, wildlife conservation, heritage and mythology. She is the author of The Big Book of World Mythology (Puffin Books 2015). She lives in Mumbai.

Praise for Tails & Tales: Animal Stories from Indian Mythology

"A delightful collection of some fascinating stories featuring animals from Indian mythology and ancient folklore. . . . Exquisitely illustrated. . . . The book celebrates and showcases the diversity and richness of our ancient folklore filled with timeless wisdom." —House Full of Books