Birds & Beasts by DK  Books audiobook

Birds & Beasts: Enchanting Tales of India - A Retelling

By DK Books
Read by Sartaj Garewal

DK Children 9789388372411
2.56 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780744042269

Meet the brash peacock who flew to heaven, the demon serpent, bumbling flying elephants, or even an evil, shape-shifting jinn, on your journey through this delightful story book. Beautifully and imaginatively retold, Birds and Beasts, a retelling of classic Indian folktales and lore will make a fantastic addition to your library. These stories come from every corner of the country – from the Hitopadesha, Kathasaritsagara, and Puranas to the Quran and Janamsakhis. Some have been drawn from oral tales from Ladakh, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, and Uttarakhand, and also include tribal folklore from the Santal and Khasi tribes. Sourced from classic texts and collections of folk tales that date as far back as the 11th century, stories in Birds and Beasts: Enchanting Tales of India – A Retelling range from the unusual to the familiar. They are bound to stir the imagination of every child! This title is the second in a series - the first being Mischief & Magic, a collection of magical tales from across India. © 2020 Dorling Kindersley; 2020 DK Audio

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Meet the brash peacock who flew to heaven, the demon serpent, bumbling flying elephants, or even an evil, shape-shifting jinn, on your journey through this delightful story book. Beautifully and imaginatively retold, Birds and Beasts, a retelling of classic Indian folktales and lore will make a fantastic addition to your library. These stories come from every corner of the country – from the Hitopadesha, Kathasaritsagara, and Puranas to the Quran and Janamsakhis. Some have been drawn from oral tales from Ladakh, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, and Uttarakhand, and also include tribal folklore from the Santal and Khasi tribes. Sourced from classic texts and collections of folk tales that date as far back as the 11th century, stories in Birds and Beasts: Enchanting Tales of India – A Retelling range from the unusual to the familiar. They are bound to stir the imagination of every child! This title is the second in a series - the first being Mischief & Magic, a collection of magical tales from across India. © 2020 Dorling Kindersley; 2020 DK Audio

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DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.

DK’s aim is to inspire, educate and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics, with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 2.56
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English