Vidya Mani is a children's writer and editor, who wears many hats. She runs a content and design studio called Melting Pot that creates children's books and magazines. She is one of the founders of Funky Rainbow, an independent bookshop and book consultancy that specialises in promoting Indian children's books in interesting ways.
Vidya believes that reading is like biting into an eclair-it shows you there's a whole world of chocolate out there waiting to be eaten!
Revised and updated for 2021
Why are the Himalayas considered geologically alive? When did the first train huff and puff its way between two stations in India? What was India's very own desi dino called? How did India's currency come to be named the rupee? Which Indian glacier is the highest battleground in the world? Who wrote the world's first grammar book? If questions like these make you curious about incredible India, here is a bumper info-pedia packed with fascinating facts, terrific trivia and colourful cartoons on just about everything in India, this book encourages interest in a wide range of subjects. Use it for homework help, for project ideas, to boost your general knowledge or as a ready reference because this must have book makes getting to know India as easy as ABC.