Indian Tales (Paperback)

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By Shenaaz Nanji, Christopher Corr (Illustrator)
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"Filled with East Indian customs and flavors, magic and secrets, and brave and silly characters, this savory collection is well suited for independent reading, reading aloud, and multicultural studies" -- Booklist This anthology includes eight traditional tales from all over the Indian subcontinent. Bright acrylic illustrations accompany stories of magical spirits in the mountains of the northeast, sneaky robbers and brave heroines in the heart of the Indus Valley, action and adventure in the far south, and much more.

About the Author

Shenaaz Nanji was born in Kenya amidst a fusion of cultures: Bantu-Swahili, Arabic, British and East Indian. Her grandparents were a part of the wave of Indians who emigrated from India to Africa. Shenaaz holds an M.F.A. in Writing for Children and has written several children's books. She lives in Calgary, Canada, with her husband and children.Christopher Corr is an internationally celebrated painter and illustrator. Based in London, he travels the world painting people, colorful places and beautiful buildings. Since studying at the Royal College of Art, he has painted in numerous locations for exhibitions, commissions and publications, and has become a tutor at Goldsmiths University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781782853572
ISBN-10: 178285357X
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Publication Date: October 1st, 2017
Pages: 96
Language: English