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The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India

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The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India
Written by Marcia Williams
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780763670559
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The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India

author/illustrator: Marcia Williams

Step back into ancient India as Marcia Williams brings her inviting comic-book style to eight animal folktales that continue to enchant children today. Drawing from three books of best-loved Indian folktales— the Hitopadesha, the Jatakas,and the Panchatantra —this graphic storybook collection, alive with kidfriendly illustrations, is infused with humor and warmth.

"Funny, wise, and entertaining from first page to last." — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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Picture Books / Paperback
age range:
6 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 8 7/16" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Grade 1 - Grade 4
Legends, Myths, Fables; Legends, Myths, Fables; People & Places;
author’s comments:
Marcia Williams has written and illustrated many books in her highly successful and entertaining comic strip style. Among her many retellings are Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs, Greek Myths,Tales from Shakespeare, and More Tales from Shakespeare. Marcia Williams lives in London.
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