“A Tigress Called Machhli: and Other True Animal Stories from India” is a collection of 30 profound stories. These are some extremely short and strange stories which are all about animals. For example, a vegetarian crocodile, a mule who won bravery award, a camera-friendly tigress, a child who stays with a tiger, a temple full of rats who are considered as the god’s sons, etc.
If you are looking for some really quirky animal stories for kids then this is for you. Every story takes the reader to different parts of India. The animals depicted in these stories are known to display strange behavior and live in connection with mankind.
Some of these stories are not made up. We can see these in some old folk tales, history, and many other documentaries. This is such a fresh take on animal stories. It showcases how beautifully the animals and human world overlap.
It is truly an exceptional way to introduce the environment and animals to children. Simple narration and cute illustrations by Supriya Sehgal will be loved by readers of all ages especially kids will definitely love to read it again and again.
Suitable for: 3 – 6.
Author Name: Supriya Sehgal.
Publication: Hachette India.
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