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Stories for children, folktales, fairy tales and fables from around the world

Indian fairy tales

Indian folktales

Notes: Selected and edited by Joseph Jacobs, the book holds 29 Indian folktales.

Author: Various
Editor: Joseph Jacobs
Published: 1910
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, London


1.The lion and the crane

2.How the Raja's son won the pincess Labam

3.The Lambikin


5.The broken pot

6.The magic fiddle

7.The cruel crane outwitted

8.Loving Laili

9.The tiger, the Brahman and the jackal

10.The shootsayer's son


12.The charmed ring

13.The talkative tortoise

14.A lac of rupees for a piece of advice

15.The gold-giving serpent

16.The son of seven queens

17.A lesson for kings

18.Pride goeth before a fall

19.Raja Rasalu

20.The ass in the lion's skin

21.The farmer and the money-lender

22.The boy who had a moon on his forehead and a sun on his chin

23.The prince and the fakir

24.Why the fish laughed

25.The demon with the matted hair

26.The Ivory city and it's fairy princess

27.Sun, Moon and Wind go out to dinner

28.How the wicked sons were duped

29.The pigeon and the crow

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