The Tiger and the Brahman
The Tiger and The Brahman is a traditional tale usually told to children by their parents as a bedtime story. The story teaches kids to be kind and have common sense around strangers. The story has animal and tree characters because nature is very important in Indian culture.
The Sparrow and The Crow
The Sparrow and The Crow is a very old Indian bedtime story.The story is very popular during Lohri (India’s harvest festival). During the harvest festival, villagers come together and share sweets and roasted peanuts with each other. In the story the Sparrow shares shelter, food, and water with the Crow. The story teaches children the importance of hard work and friendship.
Two Swans and One Turtle
Two Swans and One Turtle is an Indian folktale. It was collected from someone who grew up in Eastern India. The story teaches us to always keep our promises. The story has animals that are common in India but not common in Canada.