Are there really diamonds hidden in Bhedaghat? Does little Sibsa’s magic carpet fly her out of Tawang? What happens when crocodiles chase Kanmani and gang during a boat ride in the Andamans? And what on earth is Raja the donkey doing in Ramoji Film City?
Did you know the world’s highest international cricket stadium is in Himachal? That only Goa has motorcycle taxis? Or that dinosaurs roamed Gujarat 65 million years ago?
Stories and fascinating facts take you on a double-decker ride across 15 states of India. They emerge distinct and different, like pieces of a jigsaw, which slide in together to create a magnificent whole. India!
Author Profile: Pika Nani (Deepika Murthy) is the author of Little Indians: Stories from Across the Country, a fact + fiction book published by Tulika Publishers. The book contains stories and fascinating facts from 15 states of India. The book was first published in 2013 and reprinted with updated facts in 2015. It features in the list of ‘50 Indian books every parent must read to their child’ (thealternative.in, Goodbooks.in) and ’25 best story books your kids will love forever’ (Mom Junction.com). Pika Nani has conducted several events and creative writing workshops for children.