Cinderella escapes from her evil stepmother and stepsisters with the help of her fairy godmother to go to the ball. She meets the prince there. Will fate bring the two together? Find out what happens in this beautiful tale in rhyme.
In a magical land, far, far away …
When the cursed prince Chandrasen is gifted three magical beans that can turn him into a normal human boy, little did he know that they would take him on a thrilling journey to the moon!
Read about his encounters with fantastical creatures and talking animals in this exciting tale filled with enchantment and adventure.
MEET THE SUPERSTARS OF INDIA’S ANIMAL KINGDOM! A crocodile who loves eating rice. A mule who won an award for bravery. A camera-friendly tigress who ruled Ranthambore. Swashbuckling monitor lizards. Rats believed to be the children of a goddess. Cuddly dogs who help nervous travellers. Five thousand punctual parrots… Soar, crawl, hop and scamper about with these and other intriguing creatures, along with their equally interesting human friends, as they take you on a most unusual journey across the country. Cheerfully told and charmingly illustrated, these animal stories, collected from cities, jungles, rescue missions and maybe even your neighbourhood, are funny, fascinating and downright adorable. And the best part? They’re all completely true!
Three thousand years ago, deep inside the forests of India, a great ‘thought revolution’ was brewing.
In those forest labs, the brightest thinker–philosophers contemplated the universe, reflected on ancient texts called the Vedas and came up with startling insights into questions we still don’t have final answers to, like:
* What is the universe made of?
* How do I know I’m looking at a tree when I see one?
* Who am I? My body, my mind, my intelligence, my emotions, or none of the above?
And where did they put those explosive findings?
In a sprawling body of goosebumpy and fascinating oral literature called the Upanishads! Intimidated? Don’t be! For this joyful, fun guide to some of India’s longest-lasting secular wisdom, reinterpreted for first-time explorers by Roopa Pai, is guaranteed to keep you turning the pages.
First, they made a fire. With fire, they made food, and later tools to cultivate more food.
With cultivation came homes, which became societies and then civilizations. And humans are still thinking of extraordinary ideas every day! Countless discoveries, ingenious inventions, and lucky accidents have gone into shaping the world as we know it today. This book delves into science, history and every subject in between, revealing the stories behind the most significant breakthroughs that humans have made through the ages – from clothing, cartography, and chemistry to music, maths, and metallurgy.
Find out who had the biggest brainwaves, how these set other innovations in motion and why some great ideas are not necessarily good ideas!
Peppered with illustrations, photographs, and fabulous facts, The Spark That Changed Everything is a lively and fascinating account of the marvels of human imagination and enterprise. So what are you waiting for?
Take a trip to our thrilling past and see how we got here.