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Princesses, Monsters, and Magical Creatures:

Nominated | Book Awards 2022 | Translated into English

Princesses, Monsters, and Magical Creatures: (Thakurmar Jhuli)

More than 100 years ago, Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumdar collected folktales from across Bengal and rendered them into a unique collection of children’s fiction, titled Thakumar Jhuli. Enjoyed by children over the ages, the anthology became synonymous with the cultural heritage of the region. This translation, Princesses, Monsters and Magical Creatures promises to take readers to an enchanting land sprinkled with flying horses, speaking birds, cunning foxes, indestructible monsters, bold princes, and even bolder, beautiful princesses. To sail on a grand peacock boat holding Black Serpent’s diamond with a friendly midget who is only a finger and half tall is exactly the stuff that dreams are made of. So, are you ready to step into this fantastic book and fly to the Moon Lady to watch her magic work on you?

Full Title: Thakurmar Jhuli: Princesses, Monsters and Magical Creatures

Author: Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumdar
Publisher: Readomania
Translator: Sutapa Basu
Original Language: Bengali

Award Category: Translated into English
About the Book: 

More than 100 years ago, Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumdar collected folktales from across Bengal and rendered them into a unique collection of children’s fiction, titled Thakumar Jhuli. Enjoyed by children over the ages, the anthology became synonymous with the cultural heritage of the region. This translation, Princesses, Monsters and Magical Creatures promises to take readers to an enchanting land sprinkled with flying horses, speaking birds, cunning foxes, indestructible monsters, bold princes, and even bolder, beautiful princesses. To sail on a grand peacock boat holding Black Serpent’s diamond with a friendly midget who is only a finger and half tall is exactly the stuff that dreams are made of. So, are you ready to step into this fantastic book and fly to the Moon Lady to watch her magic work on you?


About the Author: 

Sutapa Basu is the author of Padmavati, The Queen Tells Her Own Story (2017, Readomania), The Legend of Genghis Khan, and The Curse of Nader Shah She won the AutHER award for Best Fiction 2019 by Times of India and JK Papers, for her book, The Curse of Nader Shah. She has authored a psychological thriller, Dangle (2016, Readomania) that was nominated for the Anupam Kher Award for Debut Novels in 2017. She is the 2016 First Prize winner of the Times of India’s Write India Campaign. Her short stories have appeared in anthologies, Crossed & Knotted, Defiant Dreams, When They Spoke and Write India Stories. Her poems have appeared in Kaafiyana and The Dawn Beyond Waste. She is the Director, Leraning Solutions at Eupheus Learning.


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