Folk Tales of Kerala

Item Code: IDH375
Author: I. K. K. Menon
Publisher: Publications Division, Government of India
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 812300219X
Pages: 108 (Illustrated in Black & White)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 9.3" X 7.2"
Weight 130 gm
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This illustrated book for children contains more than fifty folk tales of Kerala covering a widen range of subjects. The author has presented these stories in his unique style. Though mostly meant for children, these, irrespective of age entertain and educate everyone.

About the Author

The Author, I. K. K. Menon is a prolific writer in Malayalam and English and has quite a few books to his credit.


1 The Jackal Was Too Clever 1
2 Perunthachan And His Son 4
3 Temple For A Dog 7
4 The Hand Of Goddess 9
5 Kozhikatta Appam 11
6 A Jackal And A Foolish Tiger 14
7 Naranthau Bhranthan 17
8 Villadom Pickles 19
9 Chandu And Omana 20
10 Prabhakaran 24
11 Father, Son And Donkey 26
12 The Mirror And The Suspicious Wife 28
13 Simpleton 30
14 Clever Maria 31
15 The Raja And His Servants 32
16 A Razor For Raja 34
17 Chami's Experiences 35
18 A Resourceful Goldsmith 36
19 Real Music Lover 37
20 Overcautious Monkeys 38
21 Honest Servant 40
22 Error Bhiman 42
23 Ramu's Ear-rings 44
24 Father's Last Advise 45
25 Elephant And The Tailor 46
26 Fate 47
27 Confession 48
28 Vommitted A Crow 50
29 Ammanoor Parameshwara Chakiar 51
30 Pakkanar's Stick 53
31 Old Man's Goat 55
32 Fit Punishment 57
33 A Foolish Tiger 58
34 Three Thieves 59
35 Vilwamangalam And Chitamoni 60
36 Young Priest's Dream 62
37 Ramu And Komu 63
38 Kayamkulam Kochunny Stories  
  (i) An Expert Fencer 65
  (ii) Landlord Learnt A Lesson 67
  (iii) Kochunny In Disguise 68
  (iv) Kochunny's End 70
39 Othenan Stories  
  (i) An Insult To Othenan's Mother 72
  (ii) Cheerukutty 74
  (iii) Othenan and Kunjan 75
  (iv) Othenan and Kelappan 77
  (v) Nambiar Taught A Lesson 79
  (vi) A Fight To The Last 80
40 Nambudiri Stories  
  (i) Train Journey 82
  (ii) Between The Horns 84
  (iii) Mootas Nambudiri 85
  Kadamattathu Kuthanaar Stories  
  (i) Early Mishaps 87
  (ii) Kathanaar And Kunjumon Potti 89
  (iii) Kathanaar And The Yakshi 90
42 Sabrimala Stories  
  (i) The Lord Of Sabrimala 92
  (ii) The Raja Goes to Kerala 95
  (iii) Malikappurathamma 97
43 Guruvayur Stories  
  (i) The Origin 100
  (ii) Janamejaya 102
  (iii) Pandya King 104
  (iv) Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri 106
  (v) Poonthanam 107
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