Outstanding, Primary, India, Folktales, friendship, royalty
King Bheema rules over his prosperous kingdom. His citizens regard him as merciful and just. King Bheema's son Prince Veera is eager to begin helping his father with the duties of ruling the kingdom. But Prince Veera quickly learns that ruling is no easy task! With the help of his friend Suku, Prince Veera begins hearing citizen complaints in his father’s court. Although the complaints brought before him are often complicated, Prince Veera and Suku tackle them with humor, wit, grace, and compassion. But will any of the complaints brought before the court be too difficult for a young ruler? Inspired by Indian folktales, the adventures of Prince Veera and Suku are sure to be enjoyed!
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
"Mangoes, Mischief, and Tales of Friendship: Stories from India,"
Children's Book and Media Review: Vol. 40
, Article 44.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr/vol40/iss1/44