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By: Cornella Funke; Translated from the German By Anthea Bell

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, USA, The Chicken House/Scholastic Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002927

ISBN: 0-439-53164-0

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 534. View more info

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Vikram and Vetal

By: Poile Sengupta

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Puffin: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011595

ISBN: 0-14-333498-0

Condition: New

The king slashes his way through the forest, his sword cutting down the terrifying rings of leaves and branches. He climbs a tamarind tree and brings down a corpse hanging from its highest branch. Just as he turns to make his way out of the gloomy forest, an eerie voice cackles in his ear . . . Thus begins the saga of Vikramaditya, the brave and noble king, and the Vetal, his tormentor from the spirit world. As Vikramaditya trudges through the forest, the Vetal narrates stories to him, ending each with a riddle that tests the king’s famed sense of justice, his ideas of right and wrong. Man... View more info

Malgudi Adventures: Classic Tales for Children

By: R.K. Narayan

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011559

ISBN: 0143335901

Condition: New

After the stupendous success of Malgudi Schooldays, R.K. Narayan’s chronicle of the escapades of Swami and his friends, comes Malgudi Adventures, which contains more delightful stories of children’s adventures in the magical South Indian small town of Malgudi. There are the memorable stories of Babu, who, in trying to set up the lights for his sisters?Navaratri display, manages to plunge the entire household into darkness; of a snake charmer boy who grows up with a monkey named Rama as his companion; and of Raju, who decides to become a guide when a train station is built at Malgudi. A... View more info

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Indian Tales

By: Romila Thapar

Price: $1.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002450

ISBN: 0-14-034811-5

Condition: New

An exciting and entertaining collection of stories, full of the colour and enchantment of India. These sixteen tales-of heroes and heroines, their adventures, misfortunes and triumphs, of gods and demons, and of animals-have been told to generations of people who have laughed or shed tears over them or pondered on their timeless wisdom. Some stories have a happy ending, others haunt us with their sadness and all of them should delight the young reader. Printed Pages: 104. View more info

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Rusty Goes to London

By: Ruskin Bond

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002749

ISBN: 0143335952

Condition: New

Rusty Goes to London is the fourth book in Puffin's new series of the complete escapades of Rusty; this is the first time that all the Rusty stories are available in chronological order. In his early twenties now, Rusty finally severs ties with Dehra and books a passage to England, with the dream of writing and selling his novel abroad. First in his aunt's house in Jersey, and then in rented lodgings in London, he works as a clerk by day and writes away in the evenings. Eventually the novel is finished and Rusty even finds a publisher. But this, he discovers, does not mean that his book will... View more info

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The Story of Lala

By: Sergio Scapagnini

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003323

ISBN: 0143335995

Condition: New

Lala is eleven when he resolves to go to the great city—Bombay—to aid his parents, who are desperately poor, and to buy his father the plot of land which he has been tilling for years as a tenant. Lala's dream is simple: he wants to create a little world of honest and rewarding work so that his family can live without fear. But this simple dream is not easy to realize, and at each stage lie new and bigger challenges for the little boy. From his first sight of a market in Benaras to his first train ride, from his encounters with the Great City to his life as a fisherman where he takes on ... View more info

Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne: The Magical World of Upendrakishore Roychoudhury

By: Upendrakishore Roychoudhury; Translated By Swagata Deb

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001168

ISBN: 0-14-333589-8

Condition: New

Artist, musician, man of science, Upendrakishore Roychoudhury was a man of many parts. But it is for his writing for children that he is best remembered. This book is a selection of the best of his stories and the most fascinating of his characters: Goopy and Bagha, dedicated but unsuccessful musicians who are cast out of their homes because their music drives their families and neighbours crazy; Tuntuni, the little bird; the clever fox; Majantali Sarkar, the cat; the intrepid Granny Hunchback; and many others. Swagata Deb’s vibrant translation brings Upendrakishore’s unique magic to a wid... View more info