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The Guru and the King

by Bali Rai

Part of the White Wolves: Stories from World Religions Series

The Guru and the King Synopsis

Guru Hargobind and 52 princes have been unjustly imprisoned by the cruel King. The King says he will release the Guru, but the Guru refuses to leave without the princes. The King tells him he can take as many princes as can hold onto his clothes. Can the Guru find a way to rescue all 52 princes? Lively retelling of the well-known Sikh tale, suitable for average ability readers at KS1. Book band: Gold Ideal for ages: 5+

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408155752
Publication date: 3rd January 2013
Author: Bali Rai
Publisher: A & C Black (Childrens books) an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages
Categories: Religion & beliefs: general interest (Children's / Teenage), Educational: Religious studies: Non-Christian religions,

About Bali Rai

Bali Rai was born in 1971 and grew up in Leicester. His debut novel, (UN)ARRANGED MARRIAGE published in 2001 to fantastic reviews and has since been shortlisted for nine regional book prizes, winning The Angus, Stockport, North Lanarkshire and Leicester Book awards. The novel is now in eleven languages and Bali is firmly established as a leading voice in Teenage fiction. As a child, Bali wanted to be a footballer or to write stories. He realised he wasn't good enough to play for Liverpool F.C. and after gaining a politics degree in London he returned to his home city and ...

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