Win three funny and clever trickster tales from India

Get hold of these reimagined folk tales by Chitra Soundar, which will delight children from 6 to 8 – and well beyond.

Prepare to be utterly charmed by these three 'trickster tales', all about Prince Veera and his adventures: A Dollop of Ghee and a Pot of Wisdom, A Jar of Pickles and a Pinch of Justice and A Sliver of Moon and a Shard of Truth (all Walker Books).

Written by Chitra Soundar and illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy, these books are packed with clever and amusing tricks and puzzles. As well as being funny and colourful, a theme of fairness and justice runs through all of them that will give children some enjoyable food for thought.

Answer the question and leave your details below before the closing date of 11pm on Wednesday 30 June for a chance to win all three books. 


Win this trio of books by Chitra Soundar

Which of these is considered to be a 'trickster god' in Norse mythology?

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1. Participants must be at least 18 years old to enter.

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3. The competition is not open to employees (or members of their immediate families) of BookTrust.

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5. Entries must be submitted by 11pm on Wednesday 30 June 2021.

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