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Created: 14th August, 2015

Seasons of Splendour

Author: Madhur Jaffrey
Illustrator: Michael Foreman
Publisher: Puffin

In this collection of Indian folk tales, Madhur Jaffrey recalls the rich storytelling traditions of her own childhood in Delhi. She links the stories with associated religious festivals around the year - in late September the acting out of the story of Ram defeating the demon Ravan, in November a story of the goddess Lakshmi to celebrate Divali.

See also:

Chitra Soundar: A Dollop of Ghee and a Pot of Wisdom (9781406317022), Walker £6.99

Chitra Soundar: A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice (9781406364675), Walker £6.99

Bali Rai: Tales from India (9780141373065), Puffin Classics £7.99

Jamila Gavin: Tales from India, illustrated by Amanda Hall (9781787410886), Templar £9.99

 

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