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The birth of a prince in medieval India was usually followed by grand celebrations. Camped out in the wilderness when the news of Akbar's safe delivery reached him, Humayun could only enjoy a quiet moment of thanksgiving. He broke a musk pod and as the fragrance wafted all over the camp, the new father hoped his son's fame would similarly spread across the world. Akbar-emp ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published May 15th 2010 (first published April 29th 2010)
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Akbar: The Mighty Emperor by Kavitha Mandana is fantastic read about one of the earliest enlightnened rulers of ancient India. At the meager age of 13, Prince Akbar became the ruler of one of the largest empires in Indian history, the Mughal Empire. Mandana uses a wide variety of seemingly mythological anecdotes to build up this legendary figure. Not only was he a legendary conqueror and statesman, he enforced a strict policy of religious tolerance whose weight was felt with each example such as ...more
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Kavitha Mandana started her writing career in advertising. She began writing and illustrating for children after her daughter was born nineteen years ago. She has written extensively for the Deccan Herald`s children`s supplement and its school edition.

Her books for kids include 'Tenaliraman' and 'Akbar, the mighty emperor' published by Puffin; 'No 9 on the Shade Car' for young adults, from Rupa's
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