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A Taste of Honey

Kamala Outsmarts the Seven Thieves; A Circle Round Book

By Rebecca Sheir

Illustrated by Chaaya Prabhat

The creators of the award-winning podcast Circle Round  (produced by WBUR radio/Boston's NPR station; 1.2 M unique downloads monthly), bring their beloved combination of folktales and storytelling activities to book form in the first branded Circle Round book series. Podcast host and writer, Rebecca Sheir, has uncovered folktales from a broad range of traditions that explore timeless values, such as kindness, generosity, acceptance, and more.A Taste of Honey, adapted from a traditional Indian folktale, tells the story of a clever young woman named Kamala who uses her smarts to solve a problem that brings financial security to her family. Sheir's contemporary telling of this story  is brought to life by the rich, colorful illustrations of Chaaya Prabhat, who lives in Chennai, India.. Specially designed to be read aloud and shared, the story is accompanied by questions and prompts for conversation, along with creative storytelling activities along with creative storytelling activities developed by educator Melissa Taylor, creator of the popular website Imagination Soup. 

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Product Details
Age range
5 - 99
Grade range
K - K
Number of pages
Publication date
May 10, 2022
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