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Seasons of Splendour: Tales, Myths and Legends of India

by Madhur Jaffrey, illustrated by Michael Foreman
£6.99   paperback  Penguin Books Ltd (Puffin) (2016)

Seasons of Splendour: Tales, Myths and Legends of India by Madhur Jaffrey, illustrated by Michael Foreman India is particularly rich in colourful follore. These stories, told by parents to their children for many generations, make a rich and dazzling collection of mythological tales drawn from a great heritage of Hindu epics - from the life of the great god Krishna to how the monkey god Hanuman helped defeat the Demon King Ravan and a host of other magical and spectacular creatures. The stories are arranged according to the sequence of the Hindu year and each is prefaced with a short personal anecdote from the author's childhood.
 
Beautifully illustrated throughout in black line and tone by Michael Foreman.

ISBN 13: 9780141370026 | ISBN 10: 0141370025