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Magnificent Makhna (English)

Author : Aravind Krish Bala
Illustrator : Sandip K. Luis

A majestic elephant protects the forest from timber traders, tree cutters and poachers. One day, the Forest Department receives orders to hunt the elephant down. An absorbing read based on true events, it highlights the complex cause of conservation.

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Age 6+
Specifications 28 pages; 9.5” x 8.5”; full colour; soft cover
ISBN 978-93-5046-244-7

A majestic elephant protects the forests from timber traders, tree-cutters and poachers. The animal becomes such a legend, that his photograph is a regular display piece on the walls of their homes. But one day, the Forest Department receives strict orders to hunt the elephant down… After the gripping Black Panther, Aravind Krish Bala returns to the Western Ghats with a riveting story inspired by true events highlighting the complex cause of conservation, drawing the reader's attention to realities that need to be faced without taking sides.

An evocative and sensitive portrayal of the fate of a wild eleph

Magnificient Makhna is an evocative and sensitive portrayal of the fate of a wild elephant. From being the ‘chief conservator’ of the Gudalur forests to becoming a ‘gentle giant (who) happily poses for pictures with tourists’, Moorthy elicits the sympathy and respect of readers. Bookreviewindia.org

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Magnificent Makhna (English)

Magnificent Makhna (English)

A majestic elephant protects the forest from timber traders, tree cutters and poachers. One day, the Forest Department receives orders to hunt the elephant down. An absorbing read based on true events, it highlights the complex cause of conservation.

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