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UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES OF INDIA SERIES

Edited by Narayani Gupta

with illustrations by Y. Venkatesh, Kishan Dev, Shashi Shetye, Maya Ramaswamy, Pervez Rajan

Produced in association with Tata Trusts and with the blessings of UNESCO, these books offer children five exciting stories,
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Category: Children's Books, Design, Reference
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297 x 210 mm | 11.69 x 8.26 in
Paperback | 32 pages


 
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authored by renowned historians and conservationists and beautifully illustrated by accomplished artists.

 

Mahabalipuram

The Ganga Comes to Tamilnadu

Story by Nanditha Krishna • Illustrations by Y. Venkatesh

The children in the story explore the Descent of the Ganges, with its carvings of animals, humans and celestial beings. Temples, tigers and tsunamis all feature in this tale of the Mahabalipuram complex by the sea, lost and then miraculously found again.

Nanditha Krishna is a historian and conservationist from Chennai who has authored several books about art, religion and the environment. Y. Venkatesh is an artist who has illustrated several activity books for children about nature, art and culture.

ISBN: 978-93-85360-49-7

 

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Travelling through Time

Story by Subuhi Jiwani • Illustrations by Kishan Dev

Bandu is the devoted clock-keeper at CSM Terminus in Mumbai, or VT as some people still call it. One busy day, Bandu and two friends tumble through time to the past and future, accompanied by a talking griffin, freedom fighters and flying cars.

Subuhi Jiwani is an independent researcher, writer and filmmaker based in Mumbai. Kishan Dev is an artist who has worked in print publishing and Bollywood.

ISBN: 978-93-85360-51-0

 

Qutb Minar
Head in the Clouds

Story by Narayani Gupta • Illustrations by Shashi Shetye

On Christmas Day, a group of six children visit the Qutb Minar in Delhi. What follows is a process of discovery as the children stumble upon an unfinished Minar and a carved cupola and marvel at the skill of the craftsmen who built the Qutb.

Narayani Gupta is a historian and writer who has taught history at Indraprastha College for Women; she joined Jamia Millia Islamia University in 1986. Shashi Shetye has illustrated books for children for over two decades.

ISBN: 978-93-85360-50-3

 

Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary
The Kingdom of Birds

Story by Dr. Erach Bharucha • Illustrations by Maya Ramaswamy

A large group of school children join Dr. Erach “Doc” Bharucha at the Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur. Amid lush vegetation and a lively orchestra of birds, the natural landscape of the sanctuary comes alive for these young, intrepid explorers.

Dr. Erach Bharucha is a surgeon based in Pune and has been active in ecological conservation for several decades. Maya Ramaswamy is an illustrator who has worked on several children’s books about wildlife and conservation.

ISBN: 978-93-85360-48-0

 

Sanchi
Where Tigers Fly and Lions Have Horns

Story by Sohail Hashmi • Illustrations by Pervez Rajan

One morning as the city of Bhopal sleeps, a group of children join Sohail Hashmi to visit the stupas of Sanchi. Spellbound by the carvings on the gateways and pillars, they learn about the ancient history of Buddhism in India.

Sohail Hashmi is a writer, historian and filmmaker, who loves travelling to little-known places across India. Pervez Rajan is an artist who hopes to use his art to communicate with a wide range of people.

ISBN: 978-93-85360-52-7

 

Supported by PARAG An initiative of Tata Trusts

 

 

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