School for Princes: Stories from the Panchatantra

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

Five original stories by the author, about the education of three rude and arrogant Indian princes, are interwoven with five fables taken from an ancient classic of Indian literature - the Panchatantra.


Mole aids King Dove and his subjects when they are caught in a net, so teaching the princes the value of friendship. King Lion is tricked into killing his best friend because he listens to troublemakers, like the Princes’ jealous cousin.

In these and other stories the Princes learn how to have self-control and wisdom, to be aware of treachery and to seek peace.Beautiful illustrations and page design complement these delightful stories for 7-10 year olds.

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