[Madhur Jaffrey] Seasons of Splendour Tales Myths Legends of India [psychiatry Book] ePUB


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Seasons of Splendour Tales Myths Legends of India

Ins 20 extraordinary tales of India Here are heroic legends of fearless warriors an. This is the most fun least boring collection of folktales I ve read Sometimes folktales can be so wooden and stale as if plucked from an academic work of anthropology rather than from the lips of an enthusiastic storyteller with an enthusiastic audience These ones are personalized and lively with vivid details exactly like the voice of Jaffrey who is also an author of excellent Indian cookbooks She tells us they are not necessarily authentic but they are as her own family told them Some are ancient and some are perhaps uniue to her family all are worth reading aloud The stories come with brief introductions to indicate the context in which they are told in her family and are organized by the lunar calendar

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Written in dramatic yet simple language this magnificently illustrated volume conta. I loved reading this book as I felt that the collection of stories really reflect the title Seasons of Splendour well The author really encourages the reader to explore India within these myths and tales and she is successful in doing so She brings them to life and makes you feel a part of them The stories vary in length but are uite simplisitic and I found them all to be engaging The book could be used to provide examples or support topics in re literacy and history eg the story of how Ganesh got his heard Or you could just dip into it as a short home time read for younger pupils whilst encouraging older pupils to read independently I think this book is most suited for Y3 Y6 Canu Cynnar in dramatic yet simple language this magnificently La bondad de los extraños illustrated volume conta. I loved reading this book as I felt that the collection of stories really reflect the title Seasons of Splendour well The author really encourages the reader to explore India within these myths and tales and she Willy the Wizard is successful Off-side in doing so She brings them to life and makes you feel a part of them The stories vary Enséñame más in re literacy and history eg the story of how Ganesh got his heard Or you could just dip Wonder (The Books of Marvella, into Chicago Billionaires - Contemporary Romance Series Boxed Set it as a short home time read for younger pupils whilst encouraging older pupils to read The Valhalla Prophecy (Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase independently I think this book The Tunnel is most suited for Y3 Y6

Madhur Jaffrey Ñ 7 SUMMARY

D mythical Hindu gods as well as traditional Hindu folktales Full color illustratio. India is particularly rich in colourful follore These stories told by parents to their children for many generations make a rich and dazzling collection of mythological tales drawn from a great heritage of Hindu epics from the life of the great god Krishna to how the monkey god Hanuman helped defeat the Demon King Ravan and a host of other magical and spectacular creatures The stories are arranged according to the seuence of the Hindu year and each is prefaced with a short personal anecdote from the author s childhood


10 thoughts on “Seasons of Splendour Tales Myths Legends of India

  1. says:

    I loved reading this book as I felt that the collection of stories really reflect the title 'Seasons of Splendour' well The author really encourages the reader to explore India within these myths and tales and she is successful in doing so She brings them to life and makes you feel a part of them The stories vary in length but are uite simpli

  2. says:

    We used this text to introduce stories from another culture This book has good examples of figurative and descriptive language Many

  3. says:

    I like 'Seasons of Splendour' Although I haven't read all of the tales my favourite is 'Savitri and Satyavan' This story I also read in RC Dutt's version of 'The Mahabharata' I attempted to adapt both versions into a play but that I haven't fin

  4. says:

    This book has helped me learn about the Hindu gods and why they do their jobs I have learnt that Parvati is a very good god and will bless and help people when they need it The people always give thanks to her for what she has done because she is kind and forgiving

  5. says:

    Silas and I really enjoyed reading this book of tales I also loved the personal stories by the author

  6. says:

    This is the most fun least boring collection of folktales I've read Sometimes folktales can be so wooden and stal

  7. says:

    India is particularly rich in colourful follore These stories told by parents to their children for many generations make a rich and dazzling collection of mythological tales drawn from a great heritage of Hindu epics from

  8. says:

    Lexile Measure 790L Illustrated by Michael ForemanThis books is all about tales myths and legends from India Hindu gods ar

  9. says:

    My brother and I used to have storied from this book read to us at bedtime Indian mythology full of gods warriors princesses and evil in laws

  10. says:

    A vibrant collection of tales which taught me a lot about culture

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