Tales of the Punjab – Illustrated by John Lockwood Kipling
Pook Press presents ‘Tales of the Punjab – Told by the People’ collected by Flora Annie Steel and illustrated by John Lockwood Kipling. A stunning collection of 43 Eastern folktales to rival ‘The Arabian Nights’, bought to life with Kipling’s intricate black and white illustrations.
The stories include: The Faithful Prince’, ‘The Bear’s Bad Bargain’, ‘Prince Lionheart and His Three Friends’, ‘The Son of Seven Mothers’, and ‘The Adventures of Raja Rasalu’ just to name a few. Flora Annie Steel (1847 – 1929) was an English writer who notably lived in British India for 22 years and is best remembered for her books set or related to the sub-continent.
Pook Press celebrates the great ‘Golden Age of Illustration’ in children’s classics and fairy tales – a period of unparalleled excellence in book illustration. We publish rare and vintage Golden Age illustrated books, in high-quality colour editions, so that the masterful artwork and story-telling can continue to delight both young and old.