The Miraculous Conch
A very poor man is given a magical conch,when it is put in a pot and food is cooked with it,the pot supplies an endless quantity of very delicious food. When the conch goes missing,the man and his companions,a dog and a cat, must find it before they starve.A tyrannical king decrees that anyone who wants a favour from him, has to play chess with him. Sitting near by will be the king's cat, with seven lamps balanced on her tail. If she moves and even a drop of oil is spilt, the king will do as his opponent wants. But if the cat remains still, the person will become the king's slave! The hilarious adventures of this book, are taken from John Dorairaj's collection of folk tales.