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- DescriptionThese stories are filled with loving and bold characters from the jungles of South India. Children will t only learn to be fond of animals, but will learn to respect them and their environment too after reading these fascinating tales. Learn the importance of discipline from the story of the baby sloth bear that is always getting into trouble because of his naughtiness. Being sly does t necessarily mean that a person is a negative character. Sometimes, we need to be cunning to escape being hurt, and this is what the jackal, that saves itself from a charging panther, teaches us in one of the stories. You will also understand the love and selflessness of a caring parent from the story of an old elephant that risks its life in order to save its child. Affection and care is something that can be seen in abundance among animals, especially in times of crisis. Each story in this book has its own twist and teaches its readers important lessons about compassion, respect, courage and responsibility. These timeless tales will t fail to live in your mind, and will also show you how to value yourself and your relationships.
- Author BiographyKenneth Anderson Kenneth Anderson (1910-1974) was a hunter, nature enthusiast and chronicler of wildlife. His hunting expeditions involved several close encounters with maneating tigers, rogue elephants, leopards and other wild animals. He wrote about eight books and sixty short stories which recount many of his real-life adventures and hunting exploits in the jungles of South India. In 2000, his collected works, The Kenneth Anderson Omnibus, were published in two volumes. He spent most of his life in Bangalore, where he was employed with an aeronautics company. Anderson's invaluable contribution to shikar literature in India continues to inspire scores of wildlife lovers.
- Author(s)Kenneth Anderson
- PublisherRupa & Co
- Date of Publication01/09/2015
- SubjectShort Stories & Fiction Anthologies
- Place of PublicationNew Delhi
- Country of PublicationIndia
- ImprintRupa & Co
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