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The Bird With Golden Wings : Stories Of Wit And Magic

Sudha Murty and Ajanta Guhathakurta

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ISBN 10: 0143331035 / ISBN 13: 9780143331032
Published by Penguin Books India, 2009
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A poor little girl is rewarded with lovely gifts when she takes pity on a hungry bird and feeds it all the rice she has but what happens when the girl?s greedy nosy neighbour hears the story and tries to get bigger and better gifts for herself Why did the once sweet sea water turn salty How did it happen that the learned teacher forgot all his lessons and had to be helped out by the school cook And what did the king do so that the people of his kingdom did not come to know that he has horrible donkey ears hidden under his turbanSudha Murty?s new enchanting collection of stories bubbles over with fun Delightful colour illustrations bring to life tales of magical creatures princesses and kings ordinary witty men and women in a book that will bring hours of joy to readers young and old 120 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 92907

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Title: The Bird With Golden Wings : Stories Of Wit ...

Publisher: Penguin Books India

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: pbk

Illustrator: 4 illus

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A poor little girl is rewarded with lovely gifts when she feeds a hungry bird all the rice she has. What happens when the girl's greedy, nosy neighbour hears the story and tries to get better gifts for herself? Why did the once sweet sea water turn salty? How did the learned teacher forget his lessons only to be aided by the school cook? And how did the king hide his horrible donkey ears from the people of his kingdom? For answers to all this and more, delve right into another fabulous collection of stories by Sudha Murty.

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Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon in north Karnataka. She is a university professor of computer science, chairperson of the Infosys Foundation and a prolific writer in both English and Kannada.

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