AKBAR AND BIRBAL : Tales of Humour


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Stories about Mughal Emperor Akbar and his witty and intelligent prime minister, Birbal, have delighted readers since time immemorial.

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ISBN 10 8129135868
ISBN 13 978-8129135865
Book Language English
Publishing Year 2015
Total Pages 124
Edition FIRST
Release Year 2015
Authors Monisha Mukundan  
Publishers Rupa Publications  
Category Short stories  
Weight 145.00 gms
Dimension 13.00 x 1.00 x 20.00


 In this lively collection, learn how an ordinary young man, Mahesh Das, became the beloved Raja Birbal we all know today and how he uses his famous wit, time and again, to build a 'celestial palace' for Emperor Akbar order a census of crows, trap a thief using a magic bamboo and much more.

Replete with wisdom and wit and brought to life by Tapas Guha's beautiful illustrations, this clever collection of stories also offers valuable life lessons hidden beneath its humour.