Did you know that the Trinity often turned to goddesses to defeat the asuras? Did you know that the first clone in the world was created by a woman?The women in Indian mythology might be fewer in number, but their stories of strength and mystery in the pages of ancient texts and epics are many. They slayed demons and protected their devotees fiercely. From Parvati to Ashokasundari and from Bhamati to Mandodari, this collection features enchanting and fearless women who frequently led wars on behalf of the gods, were the backbone of their families and makers of their own destinies. India's much-loved and bestselling author Sudha Murty takes you on an empowering journey-through the yarns forgotten in time-abounding with remarkable women who will remind you of the strong female influences in your life.

The Daughter from a Wishing Tree: Unusual Tales about Women in Mythology

SKU: #00B910
₹195.00Price
    • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Puffin (16 October 2019)
    • Language ‏ : ‎ English
    • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 192 pages
    • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0143442341
    • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0143442349
    • Reading age ‏ : ‎ Customer suggested age: 9 years and up
    • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 159 g
    • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12.7 x 1.52 x 20.32 cm
    • Country of Origin ‏ : ‎ India
  • About the Author

    Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, north Karnataka. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written novels, technical books, travelogues, collections of short stories and non-fiction pieces, and bestselling books for children. Her books have been translated into all major Indian languages. She weaves magical tales and especially enjoys writing for young readers. A generation of children has grown up reading her books and her stories are available in textbooks across schools in India.