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"Tales that inspire from thousands of years ago" "ETHERMEDIA brings the popular jewels from the ancient past" "Thoughtful tales that can ignite inner change" * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 113 pages/English/full color comic book (panel by panel) Story outline: BIRBAL THE JUST - Birbal, whose real name was 'Maheshdas', was one of the 'nine gems' of court advisers of Akbar the Great. He composed poetry by another pen name 'Brahma'. He led a famous expedition into faraway Afghanistan and managed to subdue the turbulence there. Hearing the news of his death there, Akbar burst forth: "Birbal, you always gave the helpless whatever you had. I am helpless now and yet you have left nothing for me!" Birbal's name however does not rest on these achievements. He turned into a legend by the innumerable stories of his wit and wisdom, sense of justice and fair play, and above all, his uncanny skill in turning the tables on his detractors. In the stories here, Birbal exposes an unsuspecting thief through a simple trick; identifies the owner of a purse by throwing it into boiling water; tricks a liar into telling the truth by the ruse of calling a tree as witness; wins justice for a poor man by 'cooking' on a fire far away; proposes to cut down a mango tree to find out who really brought it up!About Amar Chitra Katha(ACK-Media) ACK-Media is India's leading entertainment and education company for young audiences. ACK has enthralled generations of readers for the last four decades with over 600 + Indian mythology tales with over 90 million titles sold worldwide. ACK has partnered with iRemedi in bringing the timeless classics to the iPad, iPhone and iPod community. About iRemedi iRemedi's ETHERMEDIA is a proprietary mobile content delivery technology that provides revolutionary touch media viewing. iRemedi works with rich content publishers to bring their rich content to the iPhone community. Enjoy full color high-resolution art and story in an award winning and intuitive user interface. App features: - Panel by Panel and Page by Page views - Tracking Page numbers - Slider for fast page navigation in forward or reverse - Over 7 color backgrounds - Option to frame or curl pages for a book feel - Intuitive slideshow with interval settings for paced reading - Double tap or pinch to zoom and explore art - Full web-browsing of ACK and ETHERMEDIA sites, Social networking pages of ETHERMEDIA on Twitter, Facebook and blog * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * - ALL TINKLE TITLES AT HALF PRICE TO INDIAN MYTHOLOGY ONES New Releases: - Sons of Rama - Mother Teresa - Folk Tales of China - Folk Tales of Europe - Guru Gobind Singh - Birbal the Clever - All Time Favorites - Buddha - Mahabharata - Folk Tales - Krishna - Ganesha - Dashavatar - Tales of Shiva Other TINKLE Collections: - Suppandi - Shikari Shambu - Anu Club Other Comics: TRIBORO TALES - "An Eclectic-slice-of-life-look at love in the millenia. A NewYork-urban dramedy in a modified Manga artstyle that keeps you engrossed." - First issue free! Other iRemedi Games: PICZEE PRO - A Cool and Fun Photo Jigsaw Puzzle Other products from ACK: eComics to Audiobooks at http://www.amarchitrakatha.com * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *