Author: AppuTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): S JayaramanPublisher: Media FusionYear: 2009Language: English-TamilPages: 240ISBN/UPC (if available): 978818300577 - 586
The Appu Series consists of beautifully illustrated and captivatingly narrated books which bring to life tales from the Hitopadesha. These ancient Sanskrit stories will help instruct young minds and present the philosophies of life in a simple and logical manner.1. THE BLIND VULTUREA blind vulture brings about his own doom due to his misplaced trust.2. THE CLEVER DEERA story of how a small deer was able to overcome dangerous obstacles by using his wit and ingenuity.3. THE CROW AND THE SNAKEA wicked snake always steals eggs from the crow family. How do the poor crows manage to get rid of the evil snake? Read on to find out!4. THE GOOD SIDE OF THINGSEvery cloud has silver lining…every bad situation has a good side and it all depends on the way you look at it! This is a story of ancient wisdom that each of us need to know.5. THE INTELLIGENT JACKELA clever jackal teaches a wolf that intelligence does not come from the number of books one has studied, but how one applies his knowledge.6. THE NOBLE ELEPHANTTrue nobility is being selfless and helping even your enemies. Learn this valuable lesson of life from the noble elephant.7. THE PROUD CROWHumility and the need to know our limitations are some of the most important values in life. The proud crow learnt them the difficult way…What about you?8. THE TIGER AND THE GOLD BANGLEA story of worldly wisdom, it teaches you that greed can only bring about one’s ruin.9. THE WICKED RAVANA story about the importance of choosing one’s friends carefully as the company we keep inadvertently affects us.10. THE WISE RATThe Wise Rat is truly a tale for all seasons!