Do you know the trick to remaining dry in the rain? Or how to turn brass into diamonds? Or simply divide five oranges equally among seven children? This treasury of tales from the Indian tradition offers tricks to solve all these problems and more. We meet a strange mouse-girl; a goof who mistakes gold coins for trash; a king that can't stop coughing; a mystery man who pulls the emperor's beard; a kingdom made up of wild animals; and many such strange and incredible characters. These simple tales of wisdom show us how any problem-however bizarre or impossible-can be solved with some good old-fashioned common sense and gentle wit.
From the Publisher
How Not to Get Wet in the Rain: 21 Tales for Tricky Times
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Reading age :
8 - 12 years
Country Of Origin:
17 April 2023
Sunanda Kulkarni followed in her illustrious father's footsteps to become a celebrated doctor. She is currently associated with the Chinmaya Mission Hospital, Bengaluru. Dr Kulkarni has won several awards for her contribution to women's health and her humanitarian work. She has published widely in Kannada, with her stories and articles being regularly featured in popular magazines and journals. This is her first collection of stories in English.