Amma Tell Me about Diwali

Author: Bhakti Mathur
Publisher:
ISBN: 9881502888
Release Date: 2011-10-04
Genre: Demonology

Brilliant firecrackers lighting up the night, Diyas twinkling like stars - what a sight! This is Diwali, in all its glory, As told to little Klaka - a magical story. First the celebration of Prince Rama and his homecoming, His victory over Ravana, the evil demon King. Next a story of Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth Who rewards her true devotees with fortune and health. "Amme Tell Me" is a charming and informative series of children's books that introduces the major Hindu festivals and figures to young readers, and are perfect for families wanting to share stories of Hinduism with their children or for educators looking for resource on the Hindu culture for their students. Written in rhyme with vivid, captivating illustrations, this series brings Hindu mythology to its readers in a fun and non-preachy way. The Series has ten books on the festivals of Holi, Diwali, and on the Hindu gods Krishna, Hanuman and Ganesha.

The Full Amma Tell Me Series

Author: Bhakti Mathur
Publisher: Amma Tell Me
ISBN: 9881239575
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A box set of ten of the books in the 'Amma Tell Me' Series. The set includes the following books: 1. Amma Tell Me About Holi! 2. Amma Tell Me About Diwali! 3. Amma Tell Me About Ramayana! 4. Amma Tell Me About Ganesha! 5. Amma Tell Me About Krishna! 6. Amma Tell Me How Krishna Fought The Demons! 7. Amma Tell Me How Krishna Destroyed Kansa! 8. Amma Tell Me About Hanuman! 9. Amma Tell Me How Hanuman Crossed The Ocean! 10. Amma Tell Me About Hanuman's Adventures In Lanka!

Amma Tell Me How Krishna Defeated Kansa

Author: Bhakti Mathur
Publisher:
ISBN: 9881239451
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Genre: Demonology

Another story of Krishna's adventures, Fighting Kaliya, a demon in snake form, And lifting a mountain on just one finger, As a shield from an angry god's thunderstorm. And finally, the story of how evil Kansa Tried to kill Krishna, with methods so grim. But be they elephant or ace wrestlers, No one succeeded in harming him! "Amme Tell Me" is a charming and informative series of children's books that introduces the major Hindu festivals and figures to young readers, and are perfect for families wanting to share stories of Hinduism with their children or for educators looking for resource on the Hindu culture for their students. Written in rhyme with vivid, captivating illustrations, this series brings Hindu mythology to its readers in a fun and non-preachy way. The Series has ten books on the festivals of Holi, Diwali, and on the Hindu gods Krishna, Hanuman and Ganesha.

Amma Tell Me How Krishna Fought the Demons

Author: Bhakti Mathur
Publisher:
ISBN: 9881239443
Release Date: 2015-06-01
Genre: Demonology

When Kansa learnt of Krishna's escape, His rage knew no bound. He summoned all his demons And ordered, "I want that boy found!" This is the story of how one by one, Krishna bravely fought them all - How Putana, Trinavarta, Vatasura and Bakasura All met their fall! "Amme Tell Me" is a charming and informative series of children's books that introduces the major Hindu festivals and figures to young readers, and are perfect for families wanting to share stories of Hinduism with their children or for educators looking for resource on the Hindu culture for their students. Written in rhyme with vivid, captivating illustrations, this series brings Hindu mythology to its readers in a fun and non-preachy way. The Series has ten books on the festivals of Holi, Diwali, and on the Hindu gods Krishna, Hanuman and Ganesha.

Beyond the Tiger Mom

Author: Maya Thiagarajan
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462918416
Release Date: 2016-02-23
Genre: Family & Relationships

"Beyond the Tiger Mom is a brilliant book—hard-hitting and brutally honest but also balanced, insightful, and funny." —Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom Dispel the hype and myths about Asian parenting and uncover the practical with this effective parenting guide. Help your child achieve maximum academic potential Train your child to expand his or her attention span Find the right balance between work and play Help your child see failure as a learning experience Learn how to raise tech-healthy kids How do Asian parents prime their children for success from a young age? Why do Asian kids do so well in math and science? What is the difference between an Asian upbringing and a Western one? Why do some Asian mothers see themselves as "tiger moms" while others shun the label? How do Asian parents deal with their children's failures? Is it sometimes good for children to fail? These are just a few of the compelling questions posed and answered in this fascinating new parenting book by educator Maya Thiagarajan as she examines the stereotypes and goes beneath the surface to explore what really happens in Asian households. How do Asian parents think about childhood, family and education—and what can Western parents learn from them? Through interviews with hundreds of Asian parents and kids, Thiagarajan offers a detailed look at their values, hopes, fears and parenting styles. Woven into this narrative are her own reflections on teaching and parenting in Asia and the West. Thiagarajan synthesizes an extensive body of research to provide accessible and practical guidelines for parents. Each chapter ends with a "How To" section of specific tips for Asian and Western parents to aid their child's educational development both inside and outside the classroom.

Amma Tell Me about Durga Puja

Author: Bhakti Mathur
Publisher:
ISBN: 9881239591
Release Date: 2016-09-01
Genre: Religion

The city is abuzz with fanfare and fervour, Giant idols under wraps, ready to be unfurled, Colourful pandaals receive finishing touches To host the biggest outdoor festival in the world! Celebrate the homecoming of a loving daughter, Victory of the goddess and a demon's defeat, See how Ma Durga outshone even the mighty gods How a woman achieved an impossible feat!

Amma Tell Me How Hanuman Crossed the Ocean

Author: Bhakti Mathur
Publisher:
ISBN: 9881239427
Release Date: 2015-05-01
Genre: Hanum?n (Hindu deity)

In this new and epic story, Hanuman leaps across a mighty ocean, With his forgotten powers regained, And with his strength, wit and devotion. The story of how he charmed a mountain, Defeated a dragon and crushed a snake. How he fought the powerful guard of Lanka, On his great mission for Rama's sake! "Amme Tell Me" is a charming and informative series of children's books that introduces the major Hindu festivals and figures to young readers, and are perfect for families wanting to share stories of Hinduism with their children or for educators looking for resource on the Hindu culture for their students. Written in rhyme with vivid, captivating illustrations, this series brings Hindu mythology to its readers in a fun and non-preachy way. The Series has ten books on the festivals of Holi, Diwali, and on the Hindu gods Krishna, Hanuman and Ganesha.

The Amma Tell Me Krishna Trilogy

Author: Bhakti Mathur
Publisher: Amma Tell Me
ISBN: 9881239540
Release Date: 2016-11-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A box set of the three books in the Amma Tell Me Krishna Trilogy. Amma Tell Me About Krishna! (Part 1) Amma Tell Me How Krishna Fought The Demons! (Part 2) Amma Tell Me How Krishna Defeated Kansa! (Part 3)

The Penguin Book of Canadian Short Stories

Author: Jane Urquhart
Publisher: Penguin Group Canada
ISBN: 0670064939
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Literary Collections

This stunning collection of 60 stories—over a century's worth of the best Canadian literature by an extraordinary array of our finest writers—has been selected and is introduced by award-winning writer Jane Urquhart. Urquhart's selection includes stories by major literary figures such as Mavis Gallant, Carol Shields, Alistair MacLeod, and Margaret Atwood, and wonderful stories by younger writers, including Dennis Bock, Joseph Boyden, and Madeleine Thien. This collection is uniquely organized into five parts: the immigrant experience, urban life, family drama, fantasy and metaphor, and celebrating the past.

Amma Tell Me about Ganesha

Author: Bhakti Mathur
Publisher: Amma Tell Me
ISBN: 9881239400
Release Date: 2014-03-09
Genre: Elephants

We celebrate Ganesha's birthday With so much fun and lots of fanfare. His idols are offered to the rolling seas With ardent prayer and tender care. Lord Ganesha, loved by one and all, Is the divine son of Shiva and Parvati. And this is the story of how he and His jumbo elephant head came to be! "Amme Tell Me" is a charming and informative series of children's books that introduces the major Hindu festivals and figures to young readers, and are perfect for families wanting to share stories of Hinduism with their children or for educators looking for resource on the Hindu culture for their students. Written in rhyme with vivid, captivating illustrations, this series brings Hindu mythology to its readers in a fun and non-preachy way. The Series has ten books on the festivals of Holi, Diwali, and on the Hindu gods Krishna, Hanuman and Ganesha.