Go on an enchanting journey with the stories of yore. Hop on and take a ride with the witty Tenali, the wise Birbal and a host of you favourite animal friends with this collection of unforgettable tales.
THE MONKEY PRINCE
This is the story of a proud and pompous monkey King who refused to relinquish his throne even under extreme circumstance. When one of the King’s heirs evades his evil plants of deeming him unfit to rule, the King’s cunning son helps him win the crown back.
THE THREE BONUSES
Here we learn that one should make the best use of an opportunity that presents itself, for opportunity knocks at our doors but once.
THE FROG IN THE WELL
Not everybody can claim to be a know-it-all. This tale tells us that it is important to be receptive to other’s point of view.
TENALI AND THE SILLY THIEVES
In this story, Tenali Raman outwits a band of thieves and makes them work for him. When the tired King hears this tale, his spirits are lifted and he presents Tenali with a bag of gold coins.
THE CAT WHO SAID NO TO MILK
In this story, Tenali teaches the careless Krishnadevaraya a lesson, for blinding following the words of his ministers.
THE MANGO TREE
In Akbar’s Court, there were many courtiers who envied Birbal’s closeness with Akbar and they often plotted against Birbal. This amusing tale tells of how Birbal outwitted their plans.
Birbal’s wisdom was his strength. He was called upon by Emperor Akbar on several occasions, to solve difficult cases owing to his keen sense of judgment.
THE WISE ANSWER
Akbar oft tested Birbal and made many attempts to outwit him. In the end, it was always Birbal that came out victorious.
THE CRANE AND THE CRABS
This is the story of a brave crab and his wife, who save the inhabitants of a pond from the clutches of an evil crane.
THE BLUE JACKAL
This is the story of a silly jackal that falls into a tub of blue dye and his adventures that follow.