Magnificent Makhna/Mahabali Makuna (Hindi)

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
Translator Veena Shivpuri
ISBN 978-93-5046-245-4
First Published 2012

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/Mahabali Makuna (Hindi)

Magnificent Makhna/Mahabali Makuna (Hindi)

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.

Cup and Blue star.jpg2018: Best of Indian Children's Writing: Contemporary (English)

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