Have you heard about Janba and Janai and their incredible generosity?
Do you know the story of the tiger who married a young woman?
What about the story of the woman who bought a song?
From Madhya Pradesh to Mizoram, Kerala to Maharashtra, Indians have for centuries had a treasure trove of folk stories to tell. Join Mishki, Pushka and Daadu Dolma to read these stories and several more traditional tales from across India!
|Discover India: Folk Tales of India
Sonia Mehta is a children's writer who believes that sparking off a child's imagination opens up a world of adventure. She has been writing for children for over two decades. Her body of work is wide-ranging-she created one of India's first dedicated children's newspaper sections; conceptualized the Cadbury Bournvita Quiz Contest for TV; and has written books, songs, poems and stories for leading publishers in India, several African nations, the USA and the UK.
She lives in Mumbai and runs Quadrum Solutions, a content company she co-founded. She is also the co-founder of PodSquad, a retail children's edutainment brand that firmly believes that children learn best when they are having fun.
Most days, Sonia can be found pounding away at her computer-when she is not playing with her dachshunds, the two little loves of her life.