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The Smile Of Vanuvati (English)

Author : Harini Gopalswami Srinivasan

Lost in a flood around 2500 BC, Vanuvati is a doll with an enigmatic smile. She is discovered in 713 AD by Mariam, the sister of an Arab horse trader — only to disappear once more. But will Vanuvati ever be found again? This absorbing 'adventure' story covers time frames centuries apart weaving history, mythology and mystery in one grand tale.

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Age 10+
Specifications 148 pages; 8.5" x 5.5"; black and white; soft cover
ISBN 978-81-8146-169-8
First Published 2007

Lost in a flood around 2500 BC, Vanuvati is a doll with an enigmatic smile. She is discovered in 713 AD by Mariam, the sister of an Arab horse trader — only to disappear once more. Centuries pass before three children, helping at an archaeological excavation in Gujarat, uncover the fascinating figurine. Then strange things start happening — flashing lights and sounds of digging at dead of night, and a mysterious marauder who will stop at nothing. When Vanuvati is stolen, Vittal, Malavika, Chikka, and Bholu the camel boy decide to get to the bottom things. But will Vanuvati ever be found again? This absorbing 'adventure' story covers time frames centuries apart weaving history, mythology and mystery in one grand tale