The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India

Written by Marcia Williams

Illustrated by Marcia Williams

The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India Synopsis

A treasure trove of Indian animal stories for children to enjoy again and again. These eight individual stories form a magical collection of India's best-loved animal folk tales. Taken from the three books of Indian folk tales - Hitopadesha Tales, Jataka Tales and Panchantra Tales - the stories are beautifully illustrated and packed with humour and warmth.

The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India Press Reviews

A delight. She has a gift of making stories ... accessible and lively * Books for Keeps * A delight. She has a gift of making stories, whether from history or myths from different cultures, accessible and lively, both with her words and images * Books For Keeps * a delightful collection. * CBI recommended reads of 2012 * Any reader will enjoy the illustrations. * Carousel *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406335231
Publication date: 3rd May 2012
Author: Marcia Williams
Illustrator: Marcia Williams
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 40 pages

About Marcia Williams

Marcia Williams is famous for her retellings of classic stories. From Shakespeare and Dickens to the Canterbury Tales and Greek Myths, her humorous comic-strip illustration is hugely popular all over the globe. She lives in Barnes, London.

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