Amma Tell Me about the Avatars of Vishnu! (Kurma Avatar) (Paperback)

Immerse into one of the most fascinating tales from Hindu mythology with Amma, Klaka and Kiki. The story of how the arch enemies, the devas and the asuras, came together to churn the great ocean to seek divine amrita. Learn how Vishnu, the preserver, enabled this monumental task, assuming the form of Kurma, a tortoise, in his second avatar. Find out how the devas were able to overcome the asuras with the help of an enchantress and how the notorious Rahu and Ketu came to be.

'Amma Tell Me' is a charming and informative series of children's books that introduces the major Hindu festivals and stories from mythology to young readers, and is perfect for families wanting to share stories of Hinduism with their children or for educators looking for a resource on the Hindu culture for their students. Written in rhyme with vivid, captivating illustrations, this series brings Hindu mythology to its readers in a fun and engaging way. The series has 14 books.

Bhakti Mathur is the author of the 'Amma Tell Me' and 'Amma Take Me' series of children's books about Indian mythology and history, with 19 published titles to date. After a long stint as a banker, she now juggles her time between writing, practicing yoga, and with her family. She lives in Hong Kong with her husband, their two children, and two dogs. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from the University of Hong Kong and is a freelance journalist with over 90 published articles in the South China Morning Post on life, health, and fitness. Bhakti is an ICF credentialled (ACC) executive coach and a bibliotherapist. When not writing or running after her boys, Bhakti is happiest curled up with a book in one hand and a hot cup of chai in the other. To learn more about her, visit her at,, and
Product Details ISBN: 9789887905967
ISBN-10: 9887905968
Publisher: Anjana Publishing
Publication Date: December 12th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: Amma Tell Me