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Exploring India: Kings and Queens

by Subhadra Sen Gupta, Tapas Guha

  • Category Red Turtle
  • Format Paperack
  • Imprint Red Turtle
  • Price 195
  1. ISBN: 9788129137586
  2. Pages: 64 pages
  3. Date: April 2016

ABOUT THIS BOOK

The Exploring India series of books are delicious, bite-sized portions of history that will interest every reader who wants to know more about various facets of India.

Kings and Queens takes the reader on a journey through the lives of four important kings and queens of India: Chandragupta Maurya, Krishnadeva Raya, Razia Sultan and Nurjahan.

Find out about the fascinating lives of these men and women who were great change makers of their times. Read about how they came to power, what they accomplished during their reigns, what life was like for the ordinary people under their rule and why do we still remember them to this day.

Concise yet filled with relevant details and accompanied by attractive colour illustrations, the Exploring India series will make history fascinating and unforgettable for every reader.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

SUBHADRA SEN GUPTA has written over thirty books for children including mysteries, adventures, ghost stories, comic books and books on history. To her surprise, the Sahitya Akademi thought she is doing a good job and gave her the Bal Sahitya Puraskar in 2014. Right now she is waiting for a time machine so that she can travel to the past and join Emperor Akbar
for lunch. She loves to travel, flirt with cats and chat with auto-rickshaw drivers. If you want to discuss anything under the sun with her, email her at subhadrasg@gmail.com.

About the Illustrator

TAPAS GUHA has been working for more than twenty years as an illustrator. He has worked with many leading publishers, newspapers, advertising agencies and NGOs. He loves to draw comics and illustrate children’s books. He has partnered with Subhadra Sen Gupta on countless projects including a Feluda comics series. Ruskin Bond is one of his favourite authors and he loves to read Tintin comics.