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Tales From India (Paperback)
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Tales From India (Paperback)

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Paperback 96 Pages / Published: 10/08/2017
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Come on a journey through the cosmos to witness the wonders of creation with master storyteller Jamila Gavin. In this beautiful volume, cherished Hindu tales are given a new voice, as stories of great floods, evil kings, beautiful princesses and epic battles between good and evil leap from the pages. Illuminated by winning artist Amanda Hall's sumptuous illustrations, which show influences from both contemporary and classical Indian art, this magnificent collection will delight and intrigue readers in equal measure.

Publisher: Templar Publishing
ISBN: 9781787410886
Number of pages: 96
Weight: 500 g
Dimensions: 265 x 228 x 8 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"the stories are engaging, exciting and delightful ... beautiful illustrations - one word can summarise this collection - stunning". * www.bookapoet.co.uk *
"10 classic Hindu stories accompanied by Hall's lush and elegant gouache illustrations. Readers should be drawn toward the valour, action and dramatic transformations in these powerful tales" * Publishers Weekly *
"told in a lively, exciting style that makes them seen new-minted - beautifully illustrated" * Books for Keeps *
"Gavin's retellings are clean and direct ... Hall's vibrant gouache artwork glows in jewel colours; she combines authenticity with her own style, achieving a softness and clarity beautifully suited to children. Templar's high production values do full justice to this gorgeousness with generous gold highlighting. Truly a collection to treasure". * Armadillo Magazine *
"Beautifully presented, the book will be much enjoyed by mythology fans and likely lead to a search for further reading for some" * Student Library Journal *
"Gavin's narratives are deliberate yet spellbinding, and Hall's artwork is visual storytelling at its best, with illustrations that literally glow with the mystique and beauty of India ... This handsome book of Hindu mythology is a fine choice for most any library collection." * Booklist Online *
"Gavin's love of traditional tales, shaped by Hinduism , is given expression in this handsome book, lavishly illustrated by Amanda Hall ... It's all wondrous" * The School Librarian *

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