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Seasons of splendour : tales, myths & legends of India, Madhur Jaffrey ; illustrated by Michael Foreman

Label
Seasons of splendour : tales, myths & legends of India
Title
Seasons of splendour
Title remainder
tales, myths & legends of India
Statement of responsibility
Madhur Jaffrey ; illustrated by Michael Foreman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection of traditional tales about gods and heroes in Hindu mythology, arranged in sequence as they might be told at religious festivals during the course of a Hindu calendar year
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jaffrey, Madhur
Dewey number
294.5/13
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL1145.5
LC item number
.J34 1985
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Foreman, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Hindu mythology
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Seasons of splendour : tales, myths & legends of India, Madhur Jaffrey ; illustrated by Michael Foreman
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • King Dashrat's special heir
  • Ram is banished
  • The kidnapping of Sita
  • The search for Sita
  • The siege of Lanka
  • The day of the wintry full moon: the moon and the heavenly nectar
  • Karvachauth, the little clay pot: the girl who had seven brothers
  • Divali, festival of lights: Lakshmi and the clever washerwoman
  • Holi, festival of spring: the wicked king and his good son
  • A day for brothers: the mango tree
  • The days of the banyan tree: Savitri and Satyavan
  • The faithful sister
  • Nine days' festival: the old man and the magic bowl
  • The king without an heir
  • The girl in the forest
  • The festival for Parvati: how Ganesh got his elephant head
  • Shravan Kumar and his wife
  • A special birthday: the birth of Krishna, the blue god
  • Krishna and the demon nurse
  • The serpent king
  • How Krishna killed the wicked King Kans
  • Time for the dead: Doda and Dodi
  • Dussehra, the festival of victory: how Ram defeated the demon King Ravan
Control code
ocm11444280
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780689311413
Lccn
84024585
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1640355
  • (OCoLC)11444280
Label
Seasons of splendour : tales, myths & legends of India, Madhur Jaffrey ; illustrated by Michael Foreman
Publication
Contents
  • King Dashrat's special heir
  • Ram is banished
  • The kidnapping of Sita
  • The search for Sita
  • The siege of Lanka
  • The day of the wintry full moon: the moon and the heavenly nectar
  • Karvachauth, the little clay pot: the girl who had seven brothers
  • Divali, festival of lights: Lakshmi and the clever washerwoman
  • Holi, festival of spring: the wicked king and his good son
  • A day for brothers: the mango tree
  • The days of the banyan tree: Savitri and Satyavan
  • The faithful sister
  • Nine days' festival: the old man and the magic bowl
  • The king without an heir
  • The girl in the forest
  • The festival for Parvati: how Ganesh got his elephant head
  • Shravan Kumar and his wife
  • A special birthday: the birth of Krishna, the blue god
  • Krishna and the demon nurse
  • The serpent king
  • How Krishna killed the wicked King Kans
  • Time for the dead: Doda and Dodi
  • Dussehra, the festival of victory: how Ram defeated the demon King Ravan
Control code
ocm11444280
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780689311413
Lccn
84024585
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1640355
  • (OCoLC)11444280

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