Appu Series When Jack sold his cow for some magic beans, little did he know that it would be the beginning of a great adventure. The beans grew into a giant beanstalk that led to the castle of a terrible giant, full of his riches.
Appu Series A butcher gives a dog a bone, but the greedy dog wants more, and somehow manages to lose the bone that he had to begin with! A butcher feels sorry for a mangy little dog, and so gives it a bone. The dog wants to eat the bone all alone and runs to the woods. On his way there he loses a battle with his own reflection, and also loses the bone!
Appu Series "Run, run, as fast as you can! You can't catch me, I'm the Gingerbread Man!", screamed the little man at whomever he met on his way. Everyone joined the chase. He was too fast for all. Alas, the little man was tricked…
Appu Series Pinocchio is a magical puppet who is like any other naughty young boy. Except that his nose grows longer each time he tells a lie! This is a story of his adventures and his relationship with his father, the carpenter Geppetto.
Appu Series A group of elves decide to help a poor shoemaker by secretly making gorgeous shoes every night. The shoemaker can’t guess who his helpers are, but he can’t wait to repay them for their kindness.
Appu Series Hansel and Gretel were children of a poor family. Their parents decided to leave them in the middle of a forest as they could no long take care of them. But the clever children brought wealth to the family and they were no longer hungry and poor.
Appu Series A swan learns that looks don’t matter and that he should be proud of what he really is. One duckling is different from all the others, and nobody likes this ‘ugly duckling.’ The duckling runs away and thus begins his adventures. But at the end of it all, he realizes who he really is—a beautiful swan!
Appu Series Despite her mother's warning, Red Riding Hood talks to strangers on her way to her grandmother's house. Now, a big, bad wolf knows where she's going. Let's hope the little girl escapes from him!
Appu Series Cinderella spends all her day cleaning and washing for her mean stepmother and her stepsisters. But then one day, her kind fairy godmother comes to her rescue. With a little bit of magic, Cinderella’s life may change forever!
Appu Series A young princess has been cursed by an angry witch. So, on her sixteenth birthday, when she pricks her finger on a spinning needle, she falls into a deep sleep. Her entire kingdom too falls asleep with her. The whole land stops in time, until hundred years later when a prince discovers the strange land. Can he break the spell?
Appu Series The King sets a young woman the impossible task of spinning straw into gold. The woman thinks she has no hope, until she meets a weird man who amazingly spins all the straw into gold for her! In return, she must guess his name. Will the poor woman ever guess the man’s name?
Appu Series Since the time Rapunzel was a baby, an old witch had kept her locked up in a tall tower where nobody would ever see her. Nobody, except the witch, who used to climb up the tower with the help of Rapunzel’s long hair. But now, a handsome prince knows the witch’s secret and he has fallen in love with Rapunzel.
Appu Series A silly fox tries to get his paws on a bunch of grapes but fails despite his best efforts! On a hot summer day, a fox spots a grape vine weighed down with delicious grapes. “Just the right thing to eat on a hot day like this,” thinks the fox. But first, he has to find a way to reach the grapes! And how hard he tries!
Appu Series The North Wind and the Sun have a fight over which of them is stronger. Can you guess who will win? The vain North Wind proclaims that he is the strongest. But the Sun does not agree. They decide to have a duel to see who actually is stronger. And though one wins and the other loses, they decide to be friends after all.
Appu Series A gang of thieves has been terrorizing the kingdom, and now, they are ready to rob Raman’s house. Read about how Tenali Raman foils their plans. The Appu Series consists of beautifully illustrated and captivatingly narrated books which bring to life humorous stories about the great Tenali Raman. Enjoy the wit and brilliance of the wise man and poet in King Krishnadeva Raya’s Vijaynagar Empire.
Appu Series Ever heard the saying, “Beauty is skin deep”? Well, the prince in this story didn’t. Imagine the shock he got when he learnt about it! Well, you’ll have to read on to know what happens to him!
Appu Series A scholar and a poor uneducated boatman start a conversation. The scholar dismisses the boatman's life as wasted but ends up wasting his own life! Find out how and what causes this to happen in this riveting tale.
Appu Series The Emperor is a silly, vain man who never cares about his kingdom, but always wants new clothes. However, two clever travelers to the kingdom decide to play a trick on him that he would never forget!
Appu Series The Wise Rat is truly a tale for all seasons! The Appu Series consists of beautifully illustrated and captivatingly narrated books which bring to life tales from the Hitopadesha. These ancient Sanskrit stories will help instruct your minds and present the philosophies of life in a simple and logical manner.
Appu Series What does one do with unwanted visitors? That’s a difficult question to answer! But when the going gets tough, the tough get going and that’s precisely what Lalitha does! Read on for some complete entertainment!
Appu Series Ever got caught in a situation where there are no right answers? Well, Bharat did and that too with two powerful goddesses! He got out of it through simple and brilliant negotiation! How do I know? Well, he lived to tell me the story. I’ll tell you all about it, if you read on!
Appu Series Naduk leaves an iron rod with his friend Lakshman for safe-keeping. But when he wants it back and Lakshman tells him that the mice have eaten up his rod, it is time for Naduk to teach his friend a lesson.
Appu Series It is better to be useful, than look pretty, as a vain stag finds out. A vain stag is busy admiring his beautiful antlers. To him, his spindly legs are nothing but ugly. But when he is attacked by a tiger, it is his legs that nearly carry him to safety, but his horns that get him stuck in a big mess!