by Madhur Jaffrey, illustrated by Michael Foreman - £6.99 Penguin Books Ltd (Puffin) (2016)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780141370026 | ISBN 10: 0141370025
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.
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