The Fantastic Adventures of Krishna by Demi
  

The Fantastic Adventures of Krishna

Written by Demi
Illustrated by Demi

Synopsis

The Fantastic Adventures of Krishna by Demi

Hidden amongst the poor cowherds, Krishna uses his miraculous powers to fight an evil demon king who has overthrown the peaceful kingdom of Mathura.

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Author/illustrator Demi (The Conference of the Birds) retells the tale of how Lord Vishnu, the greatest of all the gods, came to Earth as a child, Krishna, in order to destroy all the evil demon kings and bring peace once again to the Earth. The stories begin with his astounding escape as an infant from evil King Kamsa's prison and his adoption into a cowherd family, then continue with tales of Krishna's naughty childhood (stealing butter), phenomenal strength (lifting a mountain with his finger), and miraculous powers (swallowing a forest fire's flames). Each spread contains centered paintings framed by finely detailed, colorful, and ornate borders set against a pale beige backdrop. Text appears low on each page

About the Author

Demi is the award-winning author of over 130 bestselling children's books. Her titles have sold over half a million copies. The Empty Pot was selected by former First Lady Barbara Bush in 1990 as one of the books to be read on the ABC Radio Network Program Mrs. Bush's Story Time, sponsored by the Children's Literacy Initiative. Demi's book Gandhi was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and received an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award. In addition, she represented the United States at the First International Children's Book Conference in Beijing, China, in 1992. She lives with her husband in Yarrow Point, WA.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
44 pages

Author

Demi
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Publisher

World Wisdom Books

Publication date

16th March 2013

ISBN

9781937786052


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