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FUN FACTS: INDIA

by Terry O’Brien

  • Category Reference
  • Format PB
  • Imprint
  • Price 140
  1. ISBN: 978-81-291-2923-9
  2. Pages: 144 pages
  3. Date: September 2013

ABOUT THIS BOOK

Did you know…?
• The original word for ‘chess’ is the Sanskrit ‘chaturanga’, meaning ‘four members of an army’;
• The largest employer in the world is the Indian Railways, employing over a million people;
• Salt is the first item served at a Bengali wedding reception to ensure one stands witness in case of a matrimonial dispute.
These and many such informative and fascinating facts fill up the pages of Terry O’Brien’s Fun Facts: India. The book covers a wide range of information related to India and its states, which is presented lucidly in order to make learning a fun exercise for children. With ‘edutainment’ as its motto, this collection hopes to lay the foundation for creativity, problem-solving and the quest for knowledge in the minds of young readers.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

Terry O’Brien is an academician by vocation and a passionate quiz enthusiast by avocation. His leitmotif is the igniting of the quizzing instinct and an aptitude to develop the 3Rs of learning: Read. Record. Recall. He is a trainer’s trainer and a motivational speaker who has written several books. His flair for writing and speaking comes naturally to him.