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How the Onion Got Its Layers

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Sudha Murty is an honourable trustee of the Infosys Foundation USA and also acts as a chairperson of the highly reputed Infosys Foundation. She fulfilled her graduation from the Indian Institute of Science located in Bangalore, with a degree in electrical engineering. Her career began with TELCO where she worked as a development engineer. She has also been associated with the Bangalore University where she was a teacher of computer science She is a credible writer in both English and Kannada. A columnist for Kannada and English dailies, she has over 156 titles and 24 books in her repertoire which includes non-fiction novels technical books, memoirs and travelogues. The government of India has honoured her with the coveted Padma Shri Award. She has also received 7 honorary doctorates from several universities in the country.

Have you noticed how the onion has so many layers? And have you seen your mother's eyes water when she cuts an onion? Here is a remarkable story to tell you why.
India's favourite storyteller brings alive this timeless tale with her inimitable wit and simplicity. Dotted with charming illustrations, this gorgeous chapter book is the ideal introduction for beginners to the world of Sudha Murty.

. . . This latest release blends the ordinary and the mystical, as well as the historical and the familiar in a fascinating manner. So, whether you are seeking an answer to the question you are seeking an answer to the question yourself, hoping to test another's theory against your own or looking to bring some wonder into your little one's day, this book is a fantastic place to start!. . . Sudha Murty is a revered name in every facet of life that she has touched, with being an author at the top of that list. Her foray into children's literature has been received with glee and this book is another fun addition to her repertoire. Fiction meets stellar illustrations in this fun read about a little girl Beena born of a boon given by God to the king and queen of Ullas . . . The illustrations made in beautiful Indian artwork style by Priyanka Pachpande make this book a collector's edition.Read this not because it is by Sudha Murthy. Read this because it will transport you to a world where everything is possible.The illustrations are enchanting and lovely. And the real story about how the onion got its many layers.

Product Details

Title: How the Onion Got Its Layers
Author: Sudha Murty
SKU: BK0424649
EAN: 9780143447054
Language: English
Binding: Hardcover

About Author

Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, north Karnataka. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written novels, technical books, travelogues, collections of short stories and non-fiction pieces, and bestselling books for children. Her books have been translated into all major Indian languages. She weaves magical tales and especially enjoys writing for young readers. A generation of children has grown up reading her books and her stories are available in textbooks across schools in India.

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