Akbar and Birbal stories are very famous and popular in India. Birbal was one of the Nine Jewels of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, the Great. By virtue of his wit, wisdom and subtle humour,Birbal became the most trusted courtier of King Akbar. However, many courtiers were jealous of Birbal's star-like rise to fortune and power. They always tried to plot his downfall.
In Birbal, Akbar found a true sympathiser and a friend. The witty and humorous exchanges between them have become a part of the rich tradition of Indian folk tales. For generations, Akbar-Birbal stories have delighted children and grown- ups alike . Some of the stories are presented here with colorful illustrations. Hope, children will enjoy reading these interesting stories.