Grandma’s Bag of Stories

Memories of a grandparent spinning tales around animals and mysterious characters have kept many of us rapt till date. Sudha Murty's Grandma's Bag of Stories is simply delightful. The story starts with Anand, Krishna, Raghu and Meena arriving at their grandparents' house in Shiggaon. Overjoyed Ajji and Ajja (Grandmother and grandfather in Kannada) get the house ready, while Ajji prepares delicious snacks for children. Finally, times comes when everyone gathers around Ajji, as she opens her big bag of stories. She tells stories of kings and cheats, princesses and onions, monkeys and mice and scorpions and hidden treasures.

Though unlikely in combination, stories makes perfect sense when Grandma is the one narrating them. This book is ideal for young children and those who are 5+ in age. Stories are accompanied by colorful illustrations and morals. Lucid and simple language of the book, makes reading a pleasure.

About the author:

Active Indian social worker and writer, Sudha Murty was born 19th August 1950. She writes in two languages: Kannada and English. Sudha started her career in field of computer science and engineering. She is an active member in the Gate Foundation and the chairperson of a non-profit organization, Infosys Foundation in Karnataka. Credited for founding several orphanages, Sudha has also participated in various rural development efforts, to provide library and computer facilities in all government schools of Karnataka. One of her many achievements includes establishing the 'The Murty Classical Library of India' at Harvard University. Apart from writing novels, she has also acted in films: Pitruroon (Marathi film) and Prarthana (Kannada film).

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