The Story of Tipu Sultan(PDF)

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Author: Sandhya Rao
Illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy

9788186895016 | PDF | pp.20 | 2017 | Tulika Publishers

The tale of Tipu, the Tiger of Mysuru, with colouring pages added, in an exciting new offering!!

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Trained to be king from the time he was 12 years old, Tipu was bold and fearless boy – no wonder, then, that he chose the tiger for a mascot! Here’s a tale of how this Tiger of Mysuru challenged the growing might of the British in the late 18th century.

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Sandhya Rao
Illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy





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About the Author

Sandhya Rao is one of the finest writers for children in India. Her books have won awards and accolades: My Friend the Sea won the Ambitious Children’s Book Project award at the Berlin Children and Youth Literature Festival, 2005. My Mother’s Sari was chosen as an Outstanding International Book, 2007, by the United States Board for Books for Young People (USBBY) and the Children’s Book Council. She has written over 20 books. Chennai-based Sandhya has an eclectic taste in books, music and films and loves listening to stories, especially real stories. She works at The Hindu.

Uma Krishnaswamy is fascinated by folk and other forms of art from India and around the world. Her illustrations for Tulika’s And Land was Born, It’s Only a Story and Dancing on Walls are imaginative innovations that draw from traditional tribal aesthetics and art. Uma teaches Visual Studies and illustration at two Chennai city colleges.


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Series Note

The Read and Colour favourites are back in a new digital edition! A hands-on way for young children to understand and explore ‘information’, this series keeps them engaged with more than just text. As they enjoy colouring in the well researched line drawings, they absorb the little visual details that add to the experience and stay with them.

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