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Author Jaffrey, Madhur, 1933- author
Title Seasons of splendour : tales, myths & legends of India / Madhur Jaffrey ; illustrated by Michael Foreman
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Location Call No. Status
 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  294.513 JAF    AVAILABLE
Description 128 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The New York Review children's collection
Contents The days of the banyan tree -- Savitri and Satyavan -- Shravan Kumar and his wife -- A special birthday -- The birth of Krishna, the blue god -- Krishna and the demon nurse -- The Serpent King -- How Krishna killed the wicked King Kans -- Time for the dead -- Doda and Dodi -- Dussehra, the festival of victory -- How Ram defeated the demon King Ravan -- The day of the wintry full moon -- The moon and the heavenly nectar -- Karvachauth, the little clay pot -- The girl who had seven brothers -- Divali, festival of lights -- Lakshmi and the clever washerwoman -- Holi, festival of spring -- The wicked king and his good son -- A day for brothers -- The mango tree -- The faithful sister -- Nine Days' Festival -- The old man and the magic bowl -- The king withoutan heir -- The girl in the forest -- The festival for Parvati -- How Ganesh got his elephant head
Audience Ages 8-12. New York Review Books
Grades 4-6. New York Review Books
Summary "Collection of traditional tales about gods and heroes in Hindu mythology, arranged in sequence as they might be told at religious festivals during the course of a Hindu calendar year"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Hindu mythology -- Juvenile literature
Hindu mythology
Added Author Foreman, Michael, 1938- illustrator
ISBN 9781681377049 : HRD 27.95
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