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The Puffin Book of Folktales
The Puffin Book of Folktales
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Explore an exciting and beautiful underwater world with Panna. Watch little blue bird Podna fight a mighty king for his little brown Podni. Join Lord Ganesha on his quest for a pot of kheer. Read about lovelorn Lord Surya pining for his Hashringar, leaving the world in darkness.

Help the dove get her egg back.

This tenth anniversary special edition by Puffin brings to you ten heartwarming folktales by master storytellers Ruskin Bond, Sudha Murty, Devdutt Pattanaik, Kamala Das, Paro Anand and many others, with each author adding his or her own special touch.

Accompanied by beautiful illustration, this delightful book brings to life India’s glorious cultural heritage in all its richness, along with generous doses of fun. Truly, a collector’s item.

 

Publisher’s Note

Happy Birthday Puffin
Yes, it’s ten years of Puffin in India, and ten years of celebrating books and authors. Over the last decade, children’s books have been synonymous with puffin. Young readers have grown up with our titles, from classics to the contemporary. And we still have miles to go.

As a special treat to our lovely readers, we bring to your this unique collection of ten timeless folktales by ten of our very dear authors Ruskin Bond, Sudha Murty, Devdutt Pattanaik, Meera Uberoi, Shashi Deshpande, Paro Anand and others who have been part of the Puffin India Family all these years.

The Puffin book of Folktales is an assortment of delightful stories, some age old tales with a fresh twist, and other original offerings. While Musharraf Ali Farooqi and A.K. Ramanujan narrate humorous fables featuring the original angry birds, Paro Anand and Devdutt Pattanaik show us the human side of gods and great sages. Kamala Dass takes us into beautiful underwater world ruled by a sleepy fish king and a bored fish queen, and Meera Uberoi beings to life naughty little Ganesha’s antics. Poonam Athalye’s stunning illustrations add to the appeal of this book, making it truly a collector’s item.

So come, join the celebrations. These tales will leave you mesmerized with their magical charm.

 

Contents

 

1 A Man, his son and their Donkey 1
2 Bhagirathi Pond 8
3 Harshringar 20
4 Podna and his Revenge 30
5 Renuka's Umbrella 42
6 The Gardener's Son 50
7 Great Spirit of the sal tree 66
8 The dove's Egg 74
9 A pot of kheer 80
10 Panna 88

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The Puffin Book of Folktales

Item Code:
NAF455
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2013
ISBN:
9780143332893
Language:
English
Size:
10 inch x 8.0 inch
Pages:
110 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 600 gms
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Back of the Book

Explore an exciting and beautiful underwater world with Panna. Watch little blue bird Podna fight a mighty king for his little brown Podni. Join Lord Ganesha on his quest for a pot of kheer. Read about lovelorn Lord Surya pining for his Hashringar, leaving the world in darkness.

Help the dove get her egg back.

This tenth anniversary special edition by Puffin brings to you ten heartwarming folktales by master storytellers Ruskin Bond, Sudha Murty, Devdutt Pattanaik, Kamala Das, Paro Anand and many others, with each author adding his or her own special touch.

Accompanied by beautiful illustration, this delightful book brings to life India’s glorious cultural heritage in all its richness, along with generous doses of fun. Truly, a collector’s item.

 

Publisher’s Note

Happy Birthday Puffin
Yes, it’s ten years of Puffin in India, and ten years of celebrating books and authors. Over the last decade, children’s books have been synonymous with puffin. Young readers have grown up with our titles, from classics to the contemporary. And we still have miles to go.

As a special treat to our lovely readers, we bring to your this unique collection of ten timeless folktales by ten of our very dear authors Ruskin Bond, Sudha Murty, Devdutt Pattanaik, Meera Uberoi, Shashi Deshpande, Paro Anand and others who have been part of the Puffin India Family all these years.

The Puffin book of Folktales is an assortment of delightful stories, some age old tales with a fresh twist, and other original offerings. While Musharraf Ali Farooqi and A.K. Ramanujan narrate humorous fables featuring the original angry birds, Paro Anand and Devdutt Pattanaik show us the human side of gods and great sages. Kamala Dass takes us into beautiful underwater world ruled by a sleepy fish king and a bored fish queen, and Meera Uberoi beings to life naughty little Ganesha’s antics. Poonam Athalye’s stunning illustrations add to the appeal of this book, making it truly a collector’s item.

So come, join the celebrations. These tales will leave you mesmerized with their magical charm.

 

Contents

 

1 A Man, his son and their Donkey 1
2 Bhagirathi Pond 8
3 Harshringar 20
4 Podna and his Revenge 30
5 Renuka's Umbrella 42
6 The Gardener's Son 50
7 Great Spirit of the sal tree 66
8 The dove's Egg 74
9 A pot of kheer 80
10 Panna 88

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