The South India Collection is compiled by Luis Fernandes and published by Amar Chitra Katha is an enchanting collection of south Indian stories for children aged between 9 and 14 years.
Summary of the book
The South India Collection comprises of the classic south Indian tales that have been transmitted through generations orally. They have been translated into many other languages as well. This book compiled by Luis is a collection of such stories enriched with all human emotions that they never fail to convey moral messages of one sort or the other. Since the collection includes stories from different parts of South India, children will be introduced to a glimpse of history, life styles and cultures of these different regions as well. Some of the most famous children stories like Krishnadevaraya, The Flying Thief, Adi Shankara, Basaweshwara, Tenali Rama, Ramanuja, Ramana Maharshi, The Matchless Wit, Kesari, Chand Bibi, Swami Chinmayananda, Raja Raja Chola and Tales of Maryada Rama, among a total of twenty five are used in the compilation. There are fictional as well as historical stories in the collection that promise an enjoyable as well as educative read.
About the Author
Luis Fernandes has compiled many other books which are usually collections of stories. Some of them are Tales from the Americas, Folktales of Europe, Ina Mina Mynah Mo, Tales of Magic and Fantasy and the series of Tinkle Double Digest.
26 Apr, 2014
A great pack with superb titles!
26 Mar, 2014