Know your India

Know your India

Author : Subhadra Sen Gupta, Priya Kuriyan, Leila Seth, Sanjeev Sanyal
Brand: Bloomsbury Activity Books
Product Code: 9781408872628
Availability: In Stock
INR: 1,290.0
Ex Tax: INR: 1,290.0
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This pack of 5 books contains:

1. A Children's History of India

Which were the first cities of India and how were they discovered? What was it like living in Mughal times? How did the British, who had come to trade in India, end up ruling the country? How has India changed after Independence?

Delve into India's past to discover the answers to these questions and many more in this comprehensive history of our nation. Journey through time to visit the baths and palaces of the first cities of Harappa, the stupas of Ashoka and the flamboyant courts of the great Mughals, rich in art, culture and architecture. Learn how the revolution of 1857 really started and march alongside Gandhi on his quest for an India free from British rule. Plus, discover more about each period through fun and easy 'To do' activities. Told in simple, lucid prose and interspersed with beautiful illustrations, A Children's History of India makes learning history a fun and engaging experience for readers of all ages.



WHY are the Himalayas considered geologically alive? WHEN did the first train huff and puff its way between two stations in India? WHAT was India s very own desi dino called? HOW did India s currency come to be named the rupee ? WHICH Indian glacier is the highest battleground in the world? WHO wrote the world s first grammar book? If questions like these make you curious about incredible India, here is a bumper infopedia meant just for you! Packed with fascinating facts, terrific trivia and colourful cartoons on just about everything in India, this book encourages interest in a wide range of subjects. Use it for homework help, for project ideas, to boost your general knowledge or as a ready reference because this musthave book makes getting to know India as easy as ABC!

3. The Great India Activity Book

Discover India through Priya Kuriyan's quirky book of activities. The book promises hours of fun as each activity brings alive different aspects of India in a fun and novel way.

4. We, the children of India…

Former Chief Justice Leila Seth makes the words of the Preamble to the Constitution understandable to even the youngest reader.  What is a democratic republic, why are we secular, what is sovereignty? Believing that it is never too early for young people to learn about the Constitution, she tackles these concepts and explains them in a manner everyone can grasp and enjoy. Accompanied by numerous photographs, captivating and inspiring illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Bindia Thapar, and delightful bits of trivia, We, the Children of India is essential reading for every young citizen.

5. The Incredible History of India's Geography

"This is an adaptation of Sanjeev Sanyal's Land of the Seven Rivers for a younger audience"

Maps and mountains, lions and tigers, rivers and oceans-all sorts of things you didn’t know about India’s geography.

In here you will discover all sorts of things you never expected, like the fact that we still greet each other like the Harappans used to or that people used to think India full of one-eyed giants. Full of quirky pictures and crazy trivia, this book takes you on a fantastic journey through the incredible history of India’s geography.



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