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Other editions of book The Adventures of Young Krishna, The Blue God of India

  • The Adventures of Young Krishna, The Blue God of India

    Diksha Dalal-Clayton, Marilyn Heeger

    Paperback (Oxford University Press, Dec. 31, 1992)
    In this dramatic, new collection, Diksha Dalal-Clayton retells the stories which enchanted her as a youngster--stories told to her by her grandmother, stories passed down through the generations. For centuries, the adventures of the young Krishna, the god who was always getting into trouble because of his boyish pranks, have delighted Indian boys and girls. Because he embodies both the human and the divine, the child-like and the god-like, Krishna is a favorite with both the young and the young at heart. Stories of the young Krishna's adventures with gods and kings, his battles with demons, his flirtations with the girls of his village, are all retold with charm, grace and wit. Richly detailed illustrations enhance the text and rouse the imagination. These classic tales from Hindu mythology will open your child's eyes to the richness and splendor of ancient Indian civilization.
  • The Adventures of Young Krishna: Blue God of India

    Diksha DalalClayton, Marilyn Heeger

    Hardcover (Lutterworth Press, Nov. 1, 1991)
    Stories about Krishna are told all over India, and his particular appeal is vividly captured by this collection. Krishna has always been a favourite with children, who have for centuries enjoyed the exciting and dramatic adventures of this brave and handsome young god. He was born to fight evil and help the good, but behaved too like any other child, being naughty and cheeky, and often getting into trouble. Krishna lived life on a grand scale, battling with demons and monsters of all kinds; yet he also stole butter and teased village girls. Marilyn Heeger's illustrations highlight the rich variety of events in the young god's life, and the stories will help children to understand the differences between good and evil. The rhythm and beauty of these tales will surely delight both young and old.
  • The Adventures of Young Krishna - The Blue God of India

    Disha Dalal - Clayton

    Paperback (Rupa, Oct. 10, 1999)
  • The Adventures of Young Krishna: The Blue God of India

    Disha Dalal - Clayton

    Paperback (Rupa, Aug. 16, 1999)