The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India

Author(s): Marcia Williams

Picture Books

This is a treasure trove of Indian animal stories for children to enjoy again and again. These eight individual stories form a magical collection of India's best-loved animal folk tales. It is taken from the three books of Indian folk tales - "Hitopadesha Tales", "Jataka Tales" and "Panchantra Tales" - the stories are beautifully illustrated and packed with humour and warmth.


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Marcia Williams is famous for her retellings of classic stories. From Shakespeare and Dickens to the Canterbury Tales and Greek Myths, her humorous comic-strip illustration is hugely popular all over the globe. She lives in Barnes, London.

General Fields

  • : 9781406335231
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : February 2012
  • : 316mm X 253mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 741.5973
  • : 40
  • : chiefly col. Illustrations
  • : Marcia Williams
  • : Hardback