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  • Pub: January 2022
  • Author : Geeta Ramanujam
  • Publisher : Penguin Random House
  • ISBN: 9780143449478
  • Price: Rs. 350/-
  • Category: Non-fiction
  • Language : English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Extent: 208 Pages 
  • Age: 8+ years


Tales as old as time, retold
for readers, both young and old
Collected from storytellers on snow-capped mountains, and in eerie forests,
opulent palaces and countries near and far, the captivating folk tales in this
book have mesmerized generations. Injected with freshness, mystery,
adventure and magic, Geeta Ramanujam retells her all-time favourite stories
with a song here and a twist there. Travel along with this imaginative
storyteller as she shares peculiar myths and incredible trivia from around
the world in this magnificently illustrated volume of twenty tales from
Russia, Japan, France, Tibet, India, Korea, Scotland and more.


Geeta Ramanujam is a master storyteller, trainer, founder and executive
director of Kathalaya's International Academy of Storytelling and Kathalaya
Trust. She is also an academician and administrator with twenty-three years
of experience in storytelling. A pioneer of the storytelling movement in India,
Geeta has defined and evolved the ancient art of storytelling through
workshops and certified courses, covering over 93,491 adults and 5,00,000
children so far. Geeta has travelled to forty-three countries and twenty-seven
states in India to groom professional tellers, all the while sowing seeds of
storytelling around the world for the last forty years. Kathalaya's International
Academy of Storytelling is the only globally recognized academy for
storytelling in the world with accredited courses affiliated to USA, Scotland
and Sweden. Geeta has trained and completed 172 batches of the certified
beginners and diploma courses as of December 2021. Geeta is an Ashoka
Fellow and has won several accolades for storytelling, including the Best Story
Narrator award from the Governor of Tamil Nadu and the Boca do Céu-
Encontro Internacional de Contadores de Histórias Storyteller Award in Brazil.
Kathalaya was also listed in the Limca Book of Records for having organized
the first international storytelling festival in India in 2005. Geeta has written
The Wise Monkey and Other Animal Stories, which was published in 2002 by
Puffin Books. Tales from the World is her second offering.

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