Buying a Song and Other Folktales


This special issue includes stories from Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Nagaland, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Punjab,
Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, the
Andaman Islands as well as Bhutan!


Vidyawati was sad that she didn’t know any songs. When she was told that she could buy one in the market,she asked her husband Kantilal to do just that. How did Kantilal find a song to buy?

Buying a Song and other folktales is a collection of humorous and wise tales from different regions, in and around India. There are stories about stone statues that talk and hidden cities, parrots that visit Indra’s court and ghosts who can get through keyholes. Each story, be it about rivers in love or lizards that dance, will transport you to a different place and time to witness unique cultures and explore amazing myths

Amar Chitra Katha brings you some of the wonderful folktales that help educate and entertain young and experienced minds alike.


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