Did you know that on 15 June 2007, the United Nations General Assembly decided to commemorate Gandhiji’s birthday on 2 October as the International Day of Non-Violence? They believed that Gandhiji, who helped lead India to independence, is an inspiration for non-violent movements for civil rights and social change across the world.
Everybody has a Gandhi story. Well, at Funky Rainbow, we have many! Pick up these wonderful children’s books on the life and times of the Father of the Nation today.
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MY EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH
Recommended for 10+ year-olds • Bapu’s autobiography with an introduction by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and illustrated by Sayantan Halder • Price: Rs. 95 • Publisher: Penguin Books
MAHATMA GANDHI - THE FATHER OF THE NATION
Recommended for 10+ year-olds • A vivid narrative that recreates the life and legacy of Mahatma Gandhi. Written by Subhadra Sen Gupta and illustrated by Vivek Shinde • Price: Rs. 95 • Publisher: Penguin Books
Recommended for ALL AGES • Featured in “101 Indian Children’s Books We Love!”, this book is an attempt to shake off the aura and offer a close and intimate glimpse of a man for all times. • Written by Sandhya Rao, paper-cuts by Niveditha Subramaniam and design by Radhika Menon • Price: Rs. 200 • Publisher: Tulika Publishers
MY GANDHI SCRAPBOOK
Recommended for ALL AGES • A scrapbook?!! Or a visual personal diary? Or a kaleidoscope? Perhaps, all rolled into one? Pick up the book and find out… • Compiled by Sandhya Rao • Price: Rs. 125 • Publisher: Tulika Publishers
MY GANDHI STORY
Recommended for 5+ year-olds • A very special story which is a result of a unique collaboration between a Warli artist, a storyteller and an animation filmmaker. There are three voices in here telling the story and coming together to introduce young children to the great man we know as Mahatma Gandhi. • Collaborators: Rajesh Chaitya Vangad, Nina Sabnani, Ankit Chadha • Price: Rs. 200 • Publisher: Tulika Publishers