The book is a short read of under 35 pages, and just like any other classic Amar Chitra Katha edition, is full of vivid and beautiful illustrations. It not just celebrates the glory and magnificence of the Hoysala architecture but also pays a necessary tribute to the lady who made it possible for the world to witness its beauty.
The story is a heartfelt tribute to all the grandmothers of the world and is bound to be loved by anyone who can fondly recall their childhood days and associate it with the love of their grandparents. It not just teaches one the importance of family but also shows us what a selfless act of love looks like.
Isha and the Hedgerow-Folk serves to sensitize young readers about being conscious of their surrounding environment and those who live in the lap of Nature. The story is aimed at young readers and can be followed by those between the ages of 7 to mid-teens. The plot revolves around the central character of Isha who is an 11-year-old girl who has many animal friends who reside in the hedges near her residence.
Young Mitalee’s beloved squirrel Snowdrop, a rare and exotic specimen of its kind, has gone missing, leaving no clues behind. The last person he was seen with is the incredibly beautiful and awe-inducing Paradise Flycatcher.
But the only issue here is that the Paradise Flycatcher lives in the distant and impenetrable Southern forests.
The book tells the story of Eugene Clark, famously known as The Shark Lady, who because of her work and study of sharks, came to be called as the ocean’s most fearless scientist. Children who like stories about brave women will get inspired after reading Eugene’s story.
Mani, along with his father and granny, lives in a small village in the Himalayas, which is about a two-days journey from the bigger town of Mussoorie. The last time his Granny had gotten her glasses was ten years ago, and both Mani and his father know that Granny’s glasses have gone beyond repair and need to be replaced urgently.
Lulu is a beautiful fish who is about to participate in the fish racing event this year. When during the practice races, Lulu fairs badly in the overall results, he is teased by other participants for his below-par performance, when his father gives him a life lesson that would last him a lifetime.
At the very core of the book lies the aim of introducing children to chemicals. Professor Simplicius and the Mystery of Matter attempts to bust the myths around the general perception of chemicals. It is an attempt to tell us that ‘Look, not all chemicals are bad’, and that chemicals are an ‘integral part of life and Universe’.
The child prodigy Nachiketa was the son of Rishi Vajashravas. He is known for his tunnel-focused dedication towards the pursuit of self-realization or Moksha. Nachiketa’s story finds mention in the Katha Upanishad (believed to have been written around 9th century BCE).
On a hot summer day in the forest of Woody Woods, the giant Enorma, famous for being the largest tree in the forest, comes crashing down, as it finally gives up on life. In the jungle, the days have become unbearably hot and the once-mighty river has narrowed into a mere trickle.
Bulti, a ten-year-old adventurous and jovial young girl, is looking forward to a much-awaited family vacation. Ever since her family had fallen out of a good fortune, things have been tough. But despite all odds, they are finally ready to embark upon a new adventure.
Upon her arrival in Germany, Sally soon finds new friends in Sarah, Olive, and Olivia. Together with them, she sets out to explore her surroundings.
Imagine their surprise when they discover a secret witches’ pit in Sally’s garden. Curious and intrigued, they decide to inspect the pit and find themselves in imminent danger.