The broken tusk: stories of the Hindu God Ganesha

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This collection of Hindu folktales for middle readers features stories about the god, Ganesha, who is easily recognized because of his elephant head. Krishnaswami introduces the stories by recalling her own introduction to Ganesha and goes on to offer a mythological context for the tales. Included among the tales are Ganesha's Head, The Broken Tusk, and 'Why Ganesha Never Married. Most of the stories come from Hindu legend; one comes from Mongolia, where Ganesha made his way into the Buddhist tradition. The pen-and-ink illustrations have child appeal, and readers will be aided by the pronunciation guide and glossary.
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subject_facet Ganesha (Hindu deity), Mythology, Hindu
title_display The broken tusk : stories of the Hindu God Ganesha
title_full The broken tusk : stories of the Hindu God Ganesha / retold by Uma Krishnaswami, with illustrations by Maniam Selven
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title_sub stories of the Hindu God Ganesha
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