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  • Published: 1 October 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141370026
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $14.99

Seasons of Splendour

Tales, Myths and Legends of India




A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime

India is particularly rich in colourful folkore. 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 sequence of the Hindu year and each is prefaced with a short personal anecdote from the author's childhood. Beautifully illustrated throughout in black line and tone by Michael Foreman.

  • Published: 1 October 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141370026
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $14.99

About the authors

Madhur Jaffrey

Now regarded by many as the world authority on Indian food, Madhur Jaffrey is an award-winning actress and bestselling cookery author. Her first book, An Invitation to Indian Cookery, was published in 1973 and her series for BBC television 'Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery' made her a household name. She has appeared in over 20 films, including Merchant Ivory's Heat and Dust, and written over 15 cookery books, including Madhur Jaffrey's Ultimate Curry Bible (2003), published by Ebury Press.

Michael Foreman

Michael Foreman is one of the most talented and popular creators of children's books today. He has won the Kate Greenaway Medal two times and has been the UK nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award twice. His highly acclaimed books are published all over the world. He is married and has three sons. He divides his time between St Ives in Cornwall and London.

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