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Stories From India
Saviour Pirotta
Rebecca Gryspeerdt
Classification : Others
Pub Date : May 25, 2006
Imprint : Wayland
Page Extent : 48
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780750249492
Price : 450

About the book
This beautifully illustrated collection of stories from one of the world's richest story-telling traditions is ideal for young readers and for reading aloud to 7-11 year-olds.
There is a story from the the Ramayana, a story of Tenali Rama, and stories of common sense and of ghosts at noon.
Each story is introduced with information about its origins and the people who first started telling it, and maps locate the places associated with it. The book includes a glossary and sources of further information as well as ideas for activities that children can do to explore the stories and their culture further.
Retold by an experienced storyteller and actor, this is a book to inform and entertain in equal measure.
This book is a re-issue of STORIES FROM INDIA in the MULTICULTURAL STORIES series.
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Saviour Pirotta
Saviour Pirotta is the award-winning author of over 100 books for children. His titles include the ever-popular The Orchard Book of Grimm's Fairy Tales and The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths. Savio...(+)
Rebecca Gryspeerdt
Vayu Naidu is is a writer, storyteller and academic whose grounding in India's oral tradition came principally through her grandmother. She teaches performance storytelling at the University of Kent a...(+)