Who can resist a good story, especially when it’s being told by Grandma? From her bag emerges tales of kings and cheats, monkeys and mice. Stories that entertain even as they educate. In ‘Grandma’s Bag of Stories’, Sudha Murthy pulls out one magical story after another – be it folklore, mythology, . Results 1 – 30 of 43 Grandma’s Bag of Stories by Sudha Murty and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. When Grandma opens her bag of stories, everyone gathers Around. From her bag emerges tales of kings and cheats, monkeys and mice, bears and gods. Here comes the bear who ate some really bad dessert and got very angry; a lazy man who would not put out a fire till it reached his beard; a princess who got When Grandma opens her bag of stories, everyone gathers Around.
Here comes the bear who ate some really bad dessert and got very angry; a lazy man who would not put out a fire till it reached his beard; a princess who got turned into an onion; a queen sudja discovered silk, and many more weird and wonderful people and sudhx.
Grandma tells the stories over long summer days and nights, as seven children enjoy life in her little town. The stories entertain, educate and provide hours of enjoyment to them. Paperbackpages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions usdha Grandma’s Bag Of Storiesplease sign up. See 1 question about Grandma’s Bag Of Stories….
Lists with This Book. Dec 26, Smitha rated it it was amazing. For most of us, grandparents telling us stories during the holidays have a special place in our memories. The warmth of a grandparent, spinning tales that held us rapt.
Sudha Murty’s Grandma’s Bag of Stories is just as charming. Anand, Krishna, Meena and Raghu arrive at their grandparents’ place in Shiggaon. Ajj’si and Ajja’s house was all readied up for their arrival, with Ajji preparing their favourite snacks.
The perfect holiday with wonderful food, usdha times with the animals in Ajji-Ajja’s ho For most of us, grandparents telling us stories during the holidays have a special place in our memories. The perfect holiday with wonderful food, fun times with the animals in Ajji-Ajja’s house and best of all, the wonderful stories that Ajji told them.
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After all, when Grandma opens her bag, everyone gathers around. From her bag, emerges tales of kings and cheats, monkeys and mice, scorpions and treasure, and princesses and onions. Unlikely combinations, one might think, but when Grandma is the one telling them, they are just perfect!
I particularly loved it, because the whole setting took me back to my childhood. The school holidays when we would all travel to our grandparents and had this wonderful time with our cousins. Daughter loved the stories too. Living abroad, I felt that this was a nice book of stories which helped her connect to India a tiny bit more, reliving her own experiences of hearing stories from her granddad, her favourite part of holidays.
Needless to say that it was a book that both of us enjoyed – thoroughly! I haven’t read any of Sudha Murty’s other books, but am certainly looking forward to picking up some more of hers, particularly the children’s ones.
A beautifully written book, which can be enjoyed by children and grown-ups alike. Sep 29, vik is currently reading it.
Read some 50 pages; more to go. Wish I had all this in childhood. Very Easy English and Good read. Jan 26, Ck Vinod rated it it was amazing. What a wonderful book Childhood is the stage when you are oblivious of the stresses.
The fortunate ones are in the company of Grandparents, who are guiding them, chiding them whenever their actions border on irritation, narrating them fables and stories. Bat, not all are so lucky to have received the umbrage of such encompassing love and care. This is where this book comes into play. All along, the reader feels as if somebody old, somebody close and related, is narrating stories with lovi What a wonderful book All along, the reader feels as if somebody old, somebody close and related, is narrating stories with loving care.
Such is the writing that whatever be your age, you get mesmerized by the simplicity of stories. Yet, you learn the message of the story, the import of which is bound to leave your conscious with lasting impression. Thanks a lot Sudha maam. Count me in as one of your numerous fans.
Grandma’s Bag Of Stories
I pray to God that may your tribe increase and your books reach thousands and crores of Indians. Nov 24, Sudhq rated it liked it. Children enjoy a special bond with grandparents and stories have a big part to play Just the thought of sitting down to hear a grandma story is enough to take you back in time The book is an easy read I have enjoyed a far better collection of stories – that are not just more enjoyable but also provide simple but meaningful lessons for life Mar 22, Vinay Leo R.
When you are little, stories form a big part of your life. More often than not, your parents or grandparents would tell you stories with those happy endings and daring deeds, with a moral to show you good things happen to good people. Sudha Murty’s book, Grandma’s bag of stories, is a refreshing read bh anyone, any age.
It has those memories of childhood for us who aren’t kids anymore. It’s kf in a tone storiss you’d remember byy grandparents telling the stories in. And it makes you want to go b When you are little, stories form a big part of your life. And it makes you want to go back to those days.
Beautifully written book, a very enjoyable experience reading it. Review at my blog: Jan 07, Prasanjeet Specter rated it liked it Shelves: All and all this granfma could be a nostalgia to many, those who are fond of Ajji’s stories but if you are really hoping etories a moral after the story that is definitely missing. If you are teenager, bav onto another Probably this, you can use to narrate to your kids Oct 19, Meghana rated it really liked it. I think I’ve fallen in love with Sudha Murthy’s writing.
With her unassuming prose and clarity, she draws readers into a magical world filled with nostalgia and comfort. This anthology of short, imaginative stories brought back some of my favorite childhood memories, and it’s a book I would recommend for young and old readers alike. Jul 16, Aruna Kumar Gadepalli rated it really liked it Shelves: I enjoyed bga Sudha Murty’s books as her writings are always easy to read.
They make me enjoy reading with pleasure. This particular book made me to rewind my childhood days, where my grandma used to tell us stories particularly during during summer holidays. Thanks to you for writing such a nice book. Sep 24, panbucholan rated it it was amazing. The book contains stories told by Ajja and Ajji grand parents to their grandchildren when they bg them during summer holidays.
My daughter liked all the stories when I told them to her. The Magical Adventures of the Wishing Chair. Mar 18, Rohan rated it it was amazing. May seem lame, but don’t judge a book by its cover or title. These stories are legends, myths, and classics that teach you important life lessons and indulge and interest you grandam well! Nov 20, Aakansha added it. Oct 28, Prabhash Abhishek rated it really liked it.
May 04, Yatin Diwakar rated it liked it. Jan 18, Vidya rated it it was amazing Shelves: Bought this one for my 6 year old, but I ended up liking it a lot myself. It really brought out the child in me. Sep 18, Swarupa Donepudi rated it really liked it. Good for young readers. Oct 31, Usha Murrty added it.
It is a nice story book and interesting one. Beginners of the book readers can start with it.