Thakurmar Jhola
[Grandmother's Pouch]
Thakurmar Jhola

Title: Thakurmar Jhola [Grandmother’s Pouch]

Author: Satyacharan Chakraborty

Publisher: [Title page wanting]

Printer: [Title page wanting]

Date & edition: [1918]

Price: [Title page wanting]

About the book: The anthology consists of two parts – the first containing five and the second eight fairy tales. Apart from these thirteen stories, the book also has a few nursery rhymes. The author, Satyacharan Chakraborty had been one of the editors of Shishu – a children’s magazine of the early twentieth century. Following Thakurmar Jhola he published two more fairy tale anthologies – Thakurdar Jhola and Thandidir Galpa.

Illustrations: The woodcut illustrations as well as the decorative elements of the book are strongly reminiscent of the ‘indigenous’ designs of Dakshinaranjan Mitra Majumdar’s Thakurmar Jhuli (1907).

Pages: 178

Genre: Folk and Fairy Tale.

Source: The National Library, Kolkata.

Shelfmark: 182.Oc.918.31

Pages featured:
1. Page 1
2. Beginning of  Dwitio Lohor or the Second Part

References consulted for this entry
Mitra, Khagendranath. Shatabdir Shishusahitya.

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