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A Harappan Adventure

A Harappan Adventure

Girls Of India

Gupte Sunila
,
Subhadra Sen Gupta
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990 CE, Tanjore, India
Twelve-year-old Raji is growing up during the reign of Rajaraja Chola in south India. Raji is a girl of spirit—brave, bright and bold. She is also a dancer, a warrior and a sculptor who models kingdoms in stone. Raji, however is not happy: she misses her family. Her mother is in exile and her father has left home in grief.
On a dark night as a storm rages, Raji rescues a Chinese sailor at sea. This sets off a chain of events with unforeseen consequences.
A Shiva statue goes missing, a prince disappears and there is a murder inside a temple. As Raji and her friends, the prince Rajendra Chola and his cousin, Ananta, try to help the Chinese mariner, they realize that he may have some of the answers Raji has been looking for.
Will the Criminals be brought to justice?
Will Raji’s family be reunited once again?
Will peace be restored to the mighty Chola Kingdom?

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Nov/2012

ISBN: 9780143332107

Length : 152 Pages

MRP : ₹199.00

A Harappan Adventure

Girls Of India

Gupte Sunila
,
Subhadra Sen Gupta

990 CE, Tanjore, India
Twelve-year-old Raji is growing up during the reign of Rajaraja Chola in south India. Raji is a girl of spirit—brave, bright and bold. She is also a dancer, a warrior and a sculptor who models kingdoms in stone. Raji, however is not happy: she misses her family. Her mother is in exile and her father has left home in grief.
On a dark night as a storm rages, Raji rescues a Chinese sailor at sea. This sets off a chain of events with unforeseen consequences.
A Shiva statue goes missing, a prince disappears and there is a murder inside a temple. As Raji and her friends, the prince Rajendra Chola and his cousin, Ananta, try to help the Chinese mariner, they realize that he may have some of the answers Raji has been looking for.
Will the Criminals be brought to justice?
Will Raji’s family be reunited once again?
Will peace be restored to the mighty Chola Kingdom?

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Gupte Sunila

Sunila Gupte is the author of three children's books, From Pumpkins to Pickles, Quest for the Quetzal Feather and The Adventure of the Missing Dancing Girl. Her short stories for young readers have frequently featured in The Hindu, Deccan Herald and other newspapers.

Subhadra Sen Gupta

Subhadra Sen Gupta has written over forty books for children because she thinks they are the best readers in the world. She writes about history, loves cooking up mystery, ghost and adventure stories and dreams up comic books. She was awarded the Bal Sahitya Puraskar by the Sahitya Akademi in 2014.

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