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A Bag Of Words

A Bag Of Words

Sudha Murty
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Overview

How do you fill one sack with words, let alone three?

This is the strange condition Keerti Kumara, the young shepherd, has to fulfil in order to marry the princess of his kingdom. The king and queen, eager to find their beautiful daughter a worthy match, are extremely worried when they find out their daughter wants to marry a shepherd.

Can the poor shepherd succeed in winning the hand of a royal princess or will the condition prove too hard to fulfil? Read on to find out in this clever tale that’s full of surprises by Sudha Murty, the queen of witty stories.

Imprint: Puffin

Published: Oct/2013

Length : 10 Pages

A Bag Of Words

Sudha Murty
Overview

How do you fill one sack with words, let alone three?

This is the strange condition Keerti Kumara, the young shepherd, has to fulfil in order to marry the princess of his kingdom. The king and queen, eager to find their beautiful daughter a worthy match, are extremely worried when they find out their daughter wants to marry a shepherd.

Can the poor shepherd succeed in winning the hand of a royal princess or will the condition prove too hard to fulfil? Read on to find out in this clever tale that’s full of surprises by Sudha Murty, the queen of witty stories.

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Sudha Murty

Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer science, and is now the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written novels, technical books, travelogues, collections of short stories and non-fiction pieces, and six bestselling books for children. Her books have been translated into all the major indian languages. Sudha Murty is the recipient of the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature (2006), the Padma Shri (2006) and the Attimabbe Award from the Government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada literature (2011).

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