The radical churn in society and politics, art and culture, science and technology, which makes up the recent history of modern India, was propelled by individuals – women and men who had the vision, courage and determination to leave behind a footprint of change. This second book in the India Focus series looks at some of these extraordinary game changers.
Superhero action carved on rocks... A headless statue... Royal inscriptions on pillars and copper plates... Glass fragments from a lost city... These may sound like clips from a fantasy thriller, but are in fact objects unearthed at archaeological sites across the country — and the stories they throw up are just as exciting! 2018 The Hindu Young...
With gender issues hitting news hotspots, there are more and more questions but answers are shrouded in stereotype and convention. This book ‘talks' directly to teens on all aspects of gender, lifting confusions and creating awareness. Alongside is a visual commentary that prods and provokes, even as it makes you laugh.
The first comprehensive book for slightly older readers that traces the Olympic movement in India. Exploring the seven Olympic and Paralympic values through the lives of Indian sportspeople, it also contains hilarious comic strips, timelines, news reports, trailblazers and perspectives.
A well researched and attractively designed book for younger readers with stories about little known, differently abled and well known Indian sportspeople. Anecdotes, timelines and milestones trace the evolution of the Games. Activities engage children more closely with sport, sporting issues and the sporting spirit.
Text, pictures and design combine in a unique way to make this photo-biography of a deified personality meaningful to readers today. An engaging exploration of Gandhiji's life and ideas.
Bits and pieces come together to form patterns in this kaleidoscope of pictures cut and pasted, comments thrown in, random information, quibbles and scribbles… and empty pages to fill.
The script of this contemporary play in traditional style is presented in this book, and includes stage directions so that others can perform it in their own ways. The rich photographs of the children at play and at school and the engaging design of the book capture the colours, look and feel of a live Kuttu performance.
With telling photographs, the book sifts detailed research, examining the causes and tracing the fallout of the world's worst-ever industrial tragedy at the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal, 1984.
A is for Archimedes, B is for Bose, C is for Curie, and off we go… on an alphabetical journey from the past to the present, coming face-to-face with the wonders of scientific discovery and invention.
Bijoy is from a small village in Assam close to the Brahmaputra. His mother is a silk weaver. One day, Bijoy goes on his first visit to the golden silk village, Sualkuchi.