The Magic Bed Indian folktales

The Magic Bed

The "Jatakas," or birth-stories of Buddha, form the earliest collection of fairy-tales in the world.
It is from these, and from others told by native nurses, or ayahs, to children in India--where the belief in fairies, gnomes, ogres, and monsters.They are stories which have aroused the wonder and laughter of thousands of children in the far East, and can hardly fail to produce the same effect upon the children of other countries


The Magic Bed

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Author: Hartwell James