Panchatantra is a fictional storybook written for children and consists of traditional folk tales. The stories are about the five ways in which human beings can achieve their goals in life. In the term, 'Panchatantra', Pancha means the number five and Tantra means strategies or ways.
The book Panchatantra is a collection of various stories. Some stories of Panchatantra are the most popular folk stories from ancient Indian literature. No one knows how old the stories of Panchatantra are but these stories are usually attributed to Vishnu Sharma. Some people believe that the stories of Panchatantra are as ancient as the Rig-Veda.
Reading of the book Panchatantra is recommended for children of age group 6-8 however, children older than that can read it too.
This book has attractive illustrations and graphic that will create interest in children.