The Elephant Prince

The Elephant Prince

A Story of Ganesh

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Baker & Taylor
Retells the story of how the Hindu god Ganesh came to have the head of an elephant.

Perseus Publishing
Elephant-headed and big-bellied, mischievous and sweet, the god Ganesh is one of the most familiar faces in the world. But why does he have the head of an elephant? Set in the Himalayas in a time of gods and goddesses, Elephant Prince tells the story of a remarkable bond between a mother and her son, a remorseful god, a generous elephant and the boy who became Ganesh. Belgin K. Wedman's jewel-toned illustrations, reminiscent of classical Indian miniatures, complement this poetic story of one of the most beloved gods of all.

Elephant-headed and big-bellied, mischievous and sweet, the god Ganesh is one of the most familiar faces in the world. But why does he have the head of an elephant? Set in the Himalayas in a time of gods and goddesses, Elephant Prince tells the story of a remarkable bond between a mother and her son, a remorseful god, a generous elephant and the boy who became Ganesh. Belgin K. Wedman's jewel-toned illustrations, reminiscent of classical Indian miniatures, complement this poetic story of one of the most beloved gods of all.

Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Mandala, 2004
ISBN: 9781886069169
1886069166
Branch Call Number: Picture Book Novesky
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) p. : ill. ; 28 cm

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