Arthy Muthanna Singh (Author)
Arthy Muthanna Singh is a children's writer, freelance journalist, copywriter, editor and cartoonist based in Gurugram. She grew up on tea plantations in the Nilgiris. She has authored over thirty books for children and has been helping her mother conduct the Ooty Literary Festival since 2016. She was with Limca Book of Records for about thirteen years. She hopes to settle down in Coonoor or Goa someday soon.
Mamta Nainy (Author)
Mamta Nainy is a children's writer, editor and translator based in New Delhi. She spent some years in advertising before an apple fell on her head while she was sitting under a mango tree and she had her Eureka moment. She has been writing for children since then. She has authored many books for children, including A Brush with Indian Art which won The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award 2019 in the Best Book Non-Fiction category.
On 15 October 1931, Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, popularly known as A.P.J Abdul Kalam, was born in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu. He went on to become one of the most revered personalities of Independent India. A scientist, leader, thinker, teacher, and writer who achieved great success in various fields, Dr Kalam realized his dreams against all the odds.
This one-of-a-kind book, with gorgeous illustrations, is a collectible edition that celebrates an extraordinary man who serves as a role model for all. Starting from his days growing up in the island town of Rameswaram, to working on India's space programmes, to his years as the eleventh President of India and his life thereafter, the hundred anecdotes in the book have been chosen with utmost care to demonstrate the importance of hard work, commitment, courage, and innovative thinking that he stood for.
This book, apart from sharing amazing life lessons, also shows the importance of scientific curiosity and celebrates the scientific progress that we owe to great scientists like Dr Kalam. It is a wonderful tribute to a remarkable life.
Why You Should Read the Book?
• A special collector's edition to celebrate life of a remarkable icon.
• A part of a series of interesting biographies done in a special format that includes books like Gandhi in 150 Anecdotes, Satyajit Ray in 100 Anecdotes and His Holiness The Dalai Lama in 100 Anecdotes.
• Striking wood-cut style of illustrations to complement the engaging text, episodic narrative that is accessible.
• A must for every library, in school, college or at home.
|Title:||A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in 100 Anecdotes: Inspirational Biography of Indian President & Rocket Scientist | Illustrated Gift Edition for All Ages|
|Author:||Arthy Muthanna SinghMamta Nainy|