BOOKS Tulika releases a set of six bilingual Panchatantra books.

T ulika, the children's publishing wing known for its tasteful books, launches a set of six bilingual Panchatantra books in Bangalore on November 13. It also launches a new tie-up between Tulika and Mother Earth for a range of products using illustrations based on their books, starting with the Panchatantra series.

Six all-time favourite stories in an attractive pack will be released along with the first Books plus products created by Mother Earth, which includes t-shirts, mugs, wrapping papers, building blocks, photo frames and more using folk style illustrations from the books. Books+ is a new range of innovative gift ideas based on the art in Tulika's picture books.

Tulika's Panchantantra series retells the stories bilingually, with fresh perspectives, unexpected twists and delightfully adapted folk-style illustrations. All six stories – The Musical Donkey, The Talkative Tortoise, Four Friends, The Rabbit in the Moon, The Snake and the Frogs and The Lion and the Fox — are available in bilingual editions as English with Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati and Bangla.