Which were the first cities of India, and how were they discovered?
What was it like living in Mughal times?
How did the British, who had come to trade in India, end up ruling the country?
How was India changed after Independence?
Discover the answers to these questions and many more in this detailed history of our nation. Journey through time to visit the baths and palaces of the first cirties of Harappa; the stupas of Ashoka; and the flamboyant courts of the great Mughals; rich in art, culture and architecture. Find out how the revolution of 1857 really started, and march alongside Gandhi on his quest to free India from British rule. Plus, you can learn more about each period of Indian history through exciting ‘To do’ activities.
Written in simple, lucid prose, and interspersed with striking illustrations, A Children’s History Of India makes learning a fun and engaging experience for readers of all ages.
Author Profile: Subhadra Sen Gupta has written over thirty books for children including mysteries, historical adventures, ghost stories, comic books and books on history. To her surprise, the Sahitya Akademi thinks she is doing a good job and gave her the Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2014 for her contribution to children’s literature in English. 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.