THE FORBIDDEN TEMPLE: stories from the past

THE FORBIDDEN TEMPLE: stories from the past

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Item Code: IDG256
Author: Bhavana Vyas T. V. Padma
Publisher: Tulika Publishers
Language: English
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 8181460413
Pages: 95 (B & W Illus: 10, Figure: 2)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 9"X6.5"
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About the Book:

How was everyday life for children long ago? Did they have pets? Did foreign students feel homesick? What was it like to go shopping in a big city? What sort of games did they play?

In this book, imagination takes off from carefully researched fact to create ten fascinating stories of children from times past, panning India's history from around 3500 BCE onward, Alongside are interesting bits of information-easy to absorb, just enough for added atmosphere. Finely etched images come together in collages to illustrate each story. A perky ant leads the trail through a very visual activity section that makes tracking history so much fun!

About the Author:

T. V. PADMA did a post-doctoral research in Chemical Environment Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, USA. Her poems have been published in India, the USA and the UK, and were nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She has contributed children's stories to Indian and foreign magazines, and has written two series of books for children. Her other interest comprise a long list that includes yoga, art, hiking, canoeing, horse riding and scuba diving.

BHAVANA VYAS created these illustrations while studying at Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore. This book carries many 'firsts'-It is the first time she has worked with black and white, it is her first book with Tulika and her first book for children. She wished she could draw as fast as she thinks in pictures and hopes to make a living as a happy children's book illustration.


From the Author4
The Huntcirca 3500 BCE7
Footloose in the Citycirca 2300 BCE13
A Question of Belongingcirca 129-160 CE21
To Follow a Dreamcirca 319-540 CE28
A Westward Journeycirca 606-647 CE34
The Stormcirca 697-917 CE41
The Forbidden Templecirca 700-900 CE47
Boat Songcirca 907-1044 CE55
For Love of a Gamecirca 1560-1605 CE60
Checkmatecirca 1940 CE67
Activity Trail77
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