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A Jar of Pickles

A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice

Published: 6 Oct 2016

Paperback / softback, 96 pages

Recommended for age 7+ and 9+

By Chitra Soundar

Illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy

Published by Walker Books Ltd

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Further delightful trickster tales from India.

Prince Veera and his best friend, Suku, are left in charge of King Beema's court when the king goes off on a hunting trip. Each day the king's subjects come before the boys with their problems and petty disagreements.

Can Veera and Suku settle the dispute between the man who sells a well - but not the water in it - to his neighbour? Or solve the mystery of the jewels that have turned into pickles? And what about the old washerwoman who is set the task of washing the king's elephants until they turn white? These clever, funny trickster tales, full of humour and colour, are sure to delight.

This title features in our The Reading Journey selection.

The Stories from India series

A Sliver of Moon and a Shard of Truth
A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice
A Dollop of Ghee and a Pot of Wisdom

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