Grandma and the Great Gourd

A Bengali Folktale

Retold by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni; illustrated by Susy Pilgrim Waters

Macmillan Young Listeners

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Once upon a time, in a little village in India, there lived an old woman. Everyone in the village called her Grandma. One day, Grandma received a letter from her daughter, who lived on the other side of the jungle. "Please come and visit me," said the letter. "I haven't seen you in so long. I miss you."

And so, Grandma begins a perilous journey to the far side of the jungle.  Can she use her keen wit to escape the jungle animals and make it safely home?

Chitra Divakaruni's sharp, rhythmic retelling of this Bengali folktale is complimented perfectly by Susy Pilgrim Waters's brightly colored, captivating illustrations.

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Grandma and the Great Gourd
A Bengali Folktale
Retold by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni; illustrated by Susy Pilgrim Waters

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Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
Macmillan Young Listeners
March 2013
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427232441
ISBN10: 142723244X

Age Range: 5 to 8
Grade Range: 1 to 3
$1.99

Hardcover

Hardcover
Roaring Brook Press
A Neal Porter Book
March 2013
Hardcover
ISBN: 9781596433786
ISBN10: 1596433787
Picture Book
9 x 9 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 5 to 8
Grade Range: 1 to 3
$17.99

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Kindle Format 8
Roaring Brook Press
A Neal Porter Book
March 2013
Kindle Format 8
ISBN: 9781466830219
ISBN10: 1466830212
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Age Range: 5 to 8
Grade Range: 1 to 3
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