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Festival Series - 3 Book Set

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A three book box set of the following festivals in the 'Amma Tell Me' Series: 1. Amma Tell Me Ab... Read More

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A three book box set of the following festivals in the 'Amma Tell Me' Series:

1. Amma Tell Me About Holi!

Here is the magical story of Holi -The Indian festival of colours in all its glory,As told to Klaka, a little boy,by his Amma, with a lot of joy. First, a story of colours and fun:Naughty young Krishna and Radha, his loved one.Next, we celebrate the end of an evil fraud:A monstrous king who thought he was God. He threatened his own son, who did not think him divine.But against the evil king, faith and miracles did align.A story of faith, devotion and love.Passed down to children, from generations above...

2. Amma Tell Me About Diwali!

Brilliant firecrackers lighting up the night,Diyas twinkling like stars - what a sight!This is Diwali, in all its gloryAs told to little Klaka, by his Amma - a magical story.First the celebration of Prince Rama and his homecoming,His victory over Ravana, the evil demon King.Next a story of Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealthWho rewards her true devotees with fortune and good health!

3. Amma Tell Me About Ramayana!

The story of Rama, the righteous prince,Written ages ago by the poet Valmiki.This is Ramayana – an ancient, epic poem,As told by Amma to Klaka and Kiki.Beloved prince of Ayodhya, next in line to be king;Banished to the forest at his stepmother’s behest.Waged a war with the demon Ravana to rescue his wifeHelped by an army of monkeys in his quest.

Product Details

Title: Festival Series - 3 Book Set
Author: Bhakti Mathur
Publisher: Prakash Books
ISBN: 9789881239563
SKU: BK0437684
EAN: 9789881239563
Language: English
Binding: Paperback
Reading age : 6 to 8 years

About Author

Bhakti Mathur, private banker by day, mother to Shiv and Veer (seven and five years old) and an avid delver in Indian mythology at all other times is the creator of the Amma Tell Me books a series of picture books about Indian festivals and mythology for children in the three to nine year age group. She wrote and self-published her first book, Amma Tell Me About Holi! in 2011 and over the next three years, the series has grown to eleven books on the festival of Diwali, the Hindu epic Ramayana and stories about the Hindu gods, Krishna, Ganesha, Hanuman and the goddess Durga. The real motivation for writing the Amma Tell Me series was to share with my sons the fascinating stories from Indian mythology that I had grown up with, says Bhakti. But, I found that there were no resources that were simple to understand and that captured the rich imagery of mythological India that is such an integral part of these stories for me. So I went ahead and started writing the stories in a style that I think kids find fun and non-preachy and collaborated on the illustrations to bring out the imagery that I want my stories to convey. Bhakti grew-up in Delhi. She studied at Modern School Vasant Vihar. She obtained her graduate degree in Economics and her post graduate degree in Finance from Delhi University. She is a CFA charter holder. She currently works for a major Swiss Bank and lives in Hong Kong with her husband, their two sons and their two dogs. Bhakti is a committed writer ambassador for Room to Read, a global non-profit which offers holistic literacy and girls education programs. An avid reader, a long-distance runner and a yoga enthusiast, when not working or running after her boys, she is happiest curled up with a book in her hand and a hot cup of chai.

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