Read Globally: 20 Vibrant Books That Introduce Indian Folktales, Culture, and History to Kids

by Devon A. Corneal

One of the world’s most populous countries, India is also home to a vast storytelling tradition. The energy and complexity of this melting pot of religions, languages, politics, and geographies have given rise to ancient epic poems, traditional fables, humorous tales, and fantastic new adventures. We hope these stories transport you to new experiences and pique your curiosity about this extraordinary country and the people who inhabit it.

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