Do you know how Ganesh got such a large belly? Or why a sage and a king were fighting over the wish-fulfilling cow, Kamadhenu? Discover wise men, brave women and animals and birds with superhuman powers in this collection of fascinating stories from the Ramayana and Mahabharata, the Puranas, the Panchatantra and the Kathasaritsagar. Along with everlasting values, these ancient tales unfold a world full of fantasy, humour and adventure.
Author, poet and translator, Deepa Agarwal has written about fifty books in English and Hindi, mostly for children. She has received many prestigious awards including N.C.E.R.T. National Award For Children’s Literature. Her historical adventure novel, Caravan to Tibet, was selected for the IBBY (International Board On Books For Young People) Honour List 2008 from India and like some of her earlier titles, was listed in the White Raven Catalogue of the International Youth Library, Munich. Her work has appeared in Japanese, Chinese and Korean as well as sixteen Indian languages.