The Mystery of the Missing Gift
By: Dr. Chandrashekhar Kambar
Genre: Children books Age 6-8, Children books Age 9-12, Comic book
Description: Bhola is a kind-hearted but lazy old man, the despair of his hard working wife. When he catches a flock of sparrows, the king sparrow promises to reward him richly if he sets the birds free. Bhola agrees and is rewarded with a cow whose dung is pure gold! A wandering sanyasi comes to a village. The richest man refuses him alms but his brother who is poor gives him food and shelter. The sanyasi gives the poor man a magic flute. But his jealous brother cannot bear to see his good fortune.In these witty folk tales from Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka, kindness and wisdom are always rewarded.