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Gautama Buddha, The Lord of Wisdom, by Rohini Chowdhury Gautama Buddha, The Lord of Wisdom
by Rohini Chowdhury
Puffin, Penguin Books India, 2011

Suitable for children aged 10+

ISBN 978-0-143-33177-3

The life of Guatama Buddha, as told by Rohini Chowdhury



The Resignation(Tyagpatra), by Jainendra. Translated by Rohini Chowdhury The Resignation (Tyagpatra)
by Jainendra
Translated into English from Hindi by Rohini Chowdhury
Preface by Mridula Garg

Penguin Books, 2012

ISBN 9780143415244

Almost seventy-five years after it was written, the story of Mrinal's struggle against stultifying social norms and her fierce individualism remain startlingly relevant.

White Tiger, by Rohini Chowdhury White Tiger
by Rohini Chowdhury
Puffin, Penguin Books India, 2006

Suitable for children aged 10+

ISBN 0-14-333532-4

A novel by Rohini Chowdhury set in the forests of the Himalayan foothills







Ardhakathanak, by Banarasidas. Translated by Rohini Chowdhury Ardhakathanak (A Half Story)
Translated into English from Braj Bhasha by Rohini Chowdhury
Preface by Rupert Snell

Penguin Books,2009

ISBN 978-0-14-310056-0

A translation in free verse by Rohini Chowdhury of the seventeenth century Braj Bhasha text, Ardhakathanak, into English. Ardhakathanak (A Half Story) is the autobiography of the poet, merchant and philosopher, Banarasidas. It is possibly the first autobiography in an Indian language.

Along with Rohini's English translation, this book contains Banarasidas's original Braj Bhasha text, as well as an introduction by Rupert Snell.

The Three Princes of Persia, by Rohini Chowdhury The Three Princes of Persia
by Rohini Chowdhury
Puffin, Penguin Books India, 2005

ISBN 0-14-333493-X

A collection of myths from round the world, with the child as the hero.






Ardhakathanak, by Banarasidas. Translated by Rohini Chowdhury Ardhakathanak
Translated into Hindi from Braj Bhasha by Rohini Chowdhury
Penguin Books,2007

ISBN 978-0-14-310056-0

A translation by Rohini Chowdhury of the seventeenth century Braj Bhasha text, Ardhakathanak, into modern Hindi. Ardhakathanak is the autobiography of the poet, merchant and philosopher, Banarasidas. It is possibly the first autobiography in an Indian language.

Along with Rohini's Hindi translation, this book contains Banarasidas's original Braj Bhasha text as well.

Aesop's Fables. Retold by Rohini Chowdhury Aesop's Fables
Retold by Rohini Chowdhury
Scholastic India, June 2007

ISBN 978-81-7655-805-1

Four delightful stories about wise and foolish animals, retold by Rohini Chowdhury, and charmingly illustrated by some of India's best-known illustrators.

 

Aesop's Fables- The Donkey and the Load of Salt. Retold by Rohini Chowdhury The Donkey and the Load of Salt
An Aesop's fable, retold by Rohini Chowdhury
Illustrations: Shilpa Ranade
Scholastic India, June 2006
ISBN: 81-7655-489-8

The Donkey tries to get rid of his heavy load...

 

Aesop's Fables- The Foolish Crow. Retold by Rohini Chowdhury The Foolish Crow
An Aesop's fable, retold by Rohini Chowdhury
Illustrations: Neeta Gangopadhyaya
Scholastic India, June 2006
ISBN: 81-7655-464-2

The wily Fox tries to take a piece of cheese from the foolish Crow...

 

Aesop's Fables- The Frog and the Ox. Retold by Rohini Chowdhury The Frog and the Ox
An Aesop's fable, retold by Rohini Chowdhury
Illustrations: Sonal Panse
Scholastic India, June 2006
ISBN: 81-7655-490-1

The Frog tries to become as large as the Ox...

 

Aesop's Fables- The Crow and the Eagle. Retold by Rohini Chowdhury The Crow and the Eagle
An Aesop's fable, retold by Rohini Chowdhury
Illustrations: Taposhi Ghoshal
Scholastic India, June 2006
ISBN: 81-7655-461-8

The Crow tries to imitate the Eagle...

 

Aesop's Fables- Pheriwale ka Gadha. Retold by Rohini Chowdhury

 

Aesop's Fables- Murkha Kauwa. Retold by Rohini Chowdhury

 

Aesop's Fables- Mendhak aur Bail ki Kahani. Retold by Rohini Chowdhury

 

Aesop's Fables- Kauwa Chala Cheel Banne. Retold by Rohini Chowdhury

 

The Adventures of Meera. Written and Illustrated by Rohini Chowdhury The Adventures of Meera
Written and Illustrated by Rohini Chowdhury
English Edition, 2002
ISBN: 81-87853-28-X

These stories can now be read online on this website here.

 


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