Overview for The Bulbul's Ruby Nose-Ring (In 2 books)
A set of 2 illustrated books by well-known writers of Children literature. The set includes following titles: 1. The Bulbul's Ruby Nose-Ring by Shanta Rameshwar Rao: Read about how the clever Bulbul outwits the Old Crows; Chandi the cow's new baby; lost Ramu; Mother Mouse's harvest fest; and the very special magician, Jaboo Jadoowala, in this collection of 5 charming stories. 2. The Princess of Light by Hema Pande: Brighten up with the lustrous Princess of Light; cheer Greatest-Mountain the strongest and most famous wrestler of Japan; listen to the Chatterbox jellyfish watch the Grateful snow-crane weave wonderful brocades and join the chase of the Man with a Beautiful Wife in this collection of folk tales from the land of cherry blossoms.
Shanta Rameshwar Rao (Author)
Shanta Rameshwar Rao is one of India's finest writers. She writes for both children and adults, and indeed her work can be read by both with equal enjoyment. Her first book Tales of Ancient India was reprinted several times, and has now been adapted as a supplementary reader for schools. It has also been published in the UK. Other books by her are The Bulbul's Ruby Nose-ring and other stories, Chathu the Elephant Boy (with Karoor Neelakantha Pillai), Seethu, and The Mahabharata and in Worship of Shiva. (The last two titles are available in this series). Her novel Children of God has received wide acclaim. Her most recent book is The Rainmaker and Other Stories. In 1961 Mrs. Rameshwar Rao founded the Vidyaranya School in Hyderabad. She continues to teach in and to direct the school. In her capacity as teacher and educationist she has also written several books for use in the classroom at both school and college level. Born in Mercara educated in Patna, Hyderabad and Lucknow, she lives and works in Hyderabad.