Evergreen Stories of Akbar & Birbal : “Evergreen Stories of Akbar & Birbal” is a compilation of stories of the acclaimed Birbal and his time as an advisor for the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. All the stories follows the events in Birbal’s life where he is thrown a seemingly impossible situation and how he makes his way through it with his intelligence and wit. One can learn a lot from Birbal and his quick wit and tact. The stories follow a wonderfully humours storyline and while some stories are heart-warming, others keep you on your toes. The books are a wonderful start to reading and are highly engaging. Moreover, the illustrations pull you deeper into the plot to give the reader an enjoyable read.