Best of Historical Tales

Best of Historical Tales

Item Code: NAC673
Author: Zakir AliRajneesh
Publisher: Tiny Tot Publications
Edition: 2008
ISBN: 8130403129
Pages: 144 (Illustrated Throughout In Color)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 9.8 Inch X 7.0 Inch
Weight 550 gm
Back of the Book

Our country is one of the oldest countries of the world. There are few countries whose history is as famous as ours. Our history is itself a detailed, interesting and fascinating story. All the stories of this book take the readers on the historical journey. They make us familiar with the contemporary people and their living style. It is imperative that every child of a nation knows about the foundations of his country. History is the foundation of our present and also our future. It is, therefore, very important for us to know about our history.

Best of Historical Tales consists of some very intriguing historical stories which narrate the life incidents of famous kings and queens. The language used in this book has been kept easy. Beautiful illustrations enhance the outlook of the book.

Mr. Zakir Ali ‘Rajneesh’ has carved an indispensable place for himself in the galleries of child literature. Mr Rajneesh, brimming with natural talent, has penned an assortment of books. His novels and stories meant for children have won critical acclaim from literary and academic circles. Not only has he employed his literary faculties in the field of children books based on plethora of subjects like psychology, environment, science and humour, but he has also retold the folk tales of various countries in Hindi. Akashvani Lucknow and Lucknow Doordarshan have aired programmers based on his work many a time.

From the Jacket

Best of Historical Tales is a collection of interesting and fascinating historical tales. The motive of this book is to familarise the children about their motherland and its famous kings, queens and warriors. These stories take the readers to the different chapters of the history.

The language used in the book is simple and attractive. Beautiful illustrations throughout the book enhance the presentation of the book. Any suggestion regarding the book is welcome.


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