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Tales of Wit and Wisdom Box-set (Vikram and Vetal, Akbar and Birbal, Tenali Raman and many more!)

Tales of Wit and Wisdom Box-set (Vikram and Vetal, Akbar and Birbal, Tenali Raman and many more!)

AMITA SARIN
,
Kavitha Mandana
,
Poile Sengupta
,
Sampurna Chattarji
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Akbar and Birbal
A chance meeting in a forest brings together Akbar and Birbal! This book brings together a selection of exciting stories, along with fascinating historical details about the Mughal court, the emperor and his witty courtier.

Tenali Rama
Ten year-old Sulekha meets TJ on her trip to Hampi, who claims to be a descendant of Tenali Raman, the jester of the Vijayanagar court! Now, through the comic tales of Tenali Raman, Sulekha and her friends explore the rich history of the majestic empire and life in sixteenth-century south India.

Vikram and Vetal
Peace and prosperity for his kingdom or freedom from a tiresome ghost? King Vikramaditya’s justice is put to the test! Deep-dive into the tale of a Vetal testing King Vikramaditya famed sense of justice! In this one, a little girl realizes that the ancient King Vikramaditya’s stories can help her solve her grandmother’s problems as she listens to an old man’s tales in a remote village.

Mulla Nasruddin
As thirteen-year-old Shashank the Sad pores over his math homework, a little doodle appears and Mulla Nasruddin-MN to his friends-comes alive! MN’s never-ending stream of stories enthralls Shashank but make him wonder if his new friend is completely crazy. Then one day, Shashank finds himself trapped in a magic grid. Is there a connection between MN’s madcap stories and a way out of the grid?

Vikramaditya’s Throne
Tales of generosity, wisdom and justice come alive in an obscure town and King Vikramaditya helps little Upa recover her smile! When Upa’s father gets kidnapped, she and her mother move to her great-grandmother’s house in a small town. There the dejected duo are befriended by an odd-looking stranger who insists on telling them stories of King Vikramaditya and his long-lost throne. As Upa and her mother listen to these magical stories they begin to see the goodness in the people around them and recognize the relevance of the tales of King Vikramaditya in their lives.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Jun/2016

ISBN: 9780143330868

Length : 224 Pages

MRP : ₹799.00

Tales of Wit and Wisdom Box-set (Vikram and Vetal, Akbar and Birbal, Tenali Raman and many more!)

AMITA SARIN
,
Kavitha Mandana
,
Poile Sengupta
,
Sampurna Chattarji

Akbar and Birbal
A chance meeting in a forest brings together Akbar and Birbal! This book brings together a selection of exciting stories, along with fascinating historical details about the Mughal court, the emperor and his witty courtier.

Tenali Rama
Ten year-old Sulekha meets TJ on her trip to Hampi, who claims to be a descendant of Tenali Raman, the jester of the Vijayanagar court! Now, through the comic tales of Tenali Raman, Sulekha and her friends explore the rich history of the majestic empire and life in sixteenth-century south India.

Vikram and Vetal
Peace and prosperity for his kingdom or freedom from a tiresome ghost? King Vikramaditya’s justice is put to the test! Deep-dive into the tale of a Vetal testing King Vikramaditya famed sense of justice! In this one, a little girl realizes that the ancient King Vikramaditya’s stories can help her solve her grandmother’s problems as she listens to an old man’s tales in a remote village.

Mulla Nasruddin
As thirteen-year-old Shashank the Sad pores over his math homework, a little doodle appears and Mulla Nasruddin-MN to his friends-comes alive! MN’s never-ending stream of stories enthralls Shashank but make him wonder if his new friend is completely crazy. Then one day, Shashank finds himself trapped in a magic grid. Is there a connection between MN’s madcap stories and a way out of the grid?

Vikramaditya’s Throne
Tales of generosity, wisdom and justice come alive in an obscure town and King Vikramaditya helps little Upa recover her smile! When Upa’s father gets kidnapped, she and her mother move to her great-grandmother’s house in a small town. There the dejected duo are befriended by an odd-looking stranger who insists on telling them stories of King Vikramaditya and his long-lost throne. As Upa and her mother listen to these magical stories they begin to see the goodness in the people around them and recognize the relevance of the tales of King Vikramaditya in their lives.

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AMITA SARIN

Amita Sarin is a teacher and a writer based in the US.

Kavitha Mandana

Kavitha Mandana is the author of Tenali Raman and Akbar, The Mighty Emperor. Her first YA novel was No.9 on the Shade Card. And her picture book, A Pair of Twins, was ranked among the Top 10 books for girls by the American Library Association in 2015 (The Amelia Bloomer List). Her short stories feature in various anthologies and textbooks. For the past eighteen years she's been writing and illustrating for the Deccan Herald's children's supplement.

Poile Sengupta

Poile Sengupta was born in Ernakulam, Kerala, and began writing while in school in Delhi. Her work includes fiction, poetry and drama for adults, as well as for children. Her recent writing for children includes Vikram and Vetal, Vikramaditya's Throne and Good Heavens! One Act Plays for Children by Puffin. Her short fiction for children has been extensively anthologised. She lives in Bangalore.

Sampurna Chattarji

Sampurna Chattarji is a poet, novelist and translator.

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