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Folk Tales from Simla by Alice Dracott

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Published by Hippocrene Books .
Written in English


  • Himalayas,
  • India,
  • Folklore,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - Asian,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Literature - Classics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8095823M
ISBN 100781807042
ISBN 109780781807043

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Simla Village Tales: Or, Folk Tales from the Himalayas Paperback – Aug by Alice Elizabeth Dracott (Author)Author: Alice Elizabeth Dracott. Simla Village, Or, Folk Tales from the Himalayas Paperback – Janu by Dracott Alice Elizabeth (Author) See all 29 formats and editions Hide other Author: Dracott Alice Elizabeth. Simla Village Tales; Or, Folk Tales from the Himalayas and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Share. Buy New. $ Qty: Qty: 1. FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this Author: Alice Elizabeth Dracott. First published in , Simla Village Tales captivates and preserves some of the old folk tales of a long gone era. This new version of these same stories will show that little of their underlying meaning and significance has changed.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Library of Folklore: Folk Tales from Simla: Stories from the Himalayas by Alice E. Dracott (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   Author: Dracott, Alice: LoC No. Title: Simla Village Tales; Or, Folk Tales from the Himalayas Contents: The cause of a lawsuit between the owl and the kite -- A monkey objects to criticism -- The dead man's ring -- The origin of death -- The real mother -- The princess Soorthe -- The snake's bride -- The power of fate -- The old witch who lived in a forest -- Kulloo, a faithful dog.   Simla village, or, Folk tales from the Himalayas Item Preview remove-circle Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages:   Master storyteller, social historian, and folklorist Sybil Marshall scoured English history to bring together a fascinating collection of folk tales in one glorious edition. Out-of-print for over thirty years, Overlook is re-issuing this bewitching book to enchant a new audience/5.

Herein are 57 enchanting illustrated folk tales from Simla, now Shimla, region in the Indian foothills of the Himalayas. Here you will find stories like:Tabaristan,The Priest and the Barber,The Fourth Wife is Wisest,Abul HussainAnar Pari,The Dog Temple,Th. Internet Archive BookReader Simla village tales; Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page? Finished. Simla village tales; Simla village tales; ← Back to item details. PDF/ePub Info Share. Folk Tales Every Child Should Know is a compilation of folk tales compiled by editor Hamilton Wright Mabie. This book is good for children because it collects folk tales from all over the world. Your child will enjoy old favorites and lesser known tales such as Hans in Luck, The Origin of Rubies . In introducing “Simla Village Tales” to my readers, I wish to acknowledge gratefully the valuable assistance given me by my sister Mabel Baldwin, who, when I was obliged to leave India suddenly owing to nervous breakdown after the terrible earthquake which visited the Punjaub in April , kindly undertook to complete, from the same sources where I had got them, my collection of folk-tales.