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Grandma’s Bag of Stories | An illustrated, gift edition of India’s bestselling children’s book

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Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, in north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer scien... Read More

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Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, in north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer science. She is the founder of Infosys Foundation and is currently the chairperson of the Murty Trust. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written novels, technical books, travelogues,
collections of short stories and non-fictional pieces, and several bestselling titles for children. Her books have been translated into all the major Indian languages. Sudha Murty is the recipient of the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature. She received the Padma Shri in 2006, the Attimabbe Award from the Government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada literature in 2011, the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Crossword Book Awards and the Padma Bhushan in 2023. She has also received ten honorary doctorates. She weaves magical tales and especially enjoys writing for young readers. A generation of children has grown up reading her books, and her stories have been included in textbooks across schools in India.

Who can resist a good story, especially when it’s being told by Grandma? From her bag emerge tales of kings and cheats, monkeys and mice, bears and gods.

Meet a bear who ate some really bad dessert and got very angry; a lazy man who would not put out a fire till it reached his beard; a princess who was turned into an onion; a queen who discovered silk and many more weird, wonderful people and animals.

This beloved and bestselling collection of stories by India’s favourite author, Sudha Murty, has sold countless number of copies and entertained generations of children in the subcontinent. Featuring gorgeous illustrations and a new introduction by the author, this special keepsake edition brings to book lovers an old favourite in a stunning new look.

Product Details

Title: Grandma’s Bag of Stories | An illustrated, gift edition of India’s bestselling children’s book
Author: Sudha Murty
SKU: BK0485508
EAN: 9780143464846
Language: eng

About Author

Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, in north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer science. She is the founder of Infosys Foundation and is currently the chairperson of the Murty Trust. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written novels, technical books, travelogues,
collections of short stories and non-fictional pieces, and several bestselling titles for children. Her books have been translated into all the major Indian languages. Sudha Murty is the recipient of the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature. She received the Padma Shri in 2006, the Attimabbe Award from the Government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada literature in 2011, the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Crossword Book Awards and the Padma Bhushan in 2023. She has also received ten honorary doctorates. She weaves magical tales and especially enjoys writing for young readers. A generation of children has grown up reading her books, and her stories have been included in textbooks across schools in India.

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