Hello GHOST!

Hello GHOST!

1. A BAGFUL OF MYSTERY
ART: TAPAS GUHA PUFFIN RS.99
SCRIPT: SUBHADRA SEN GUPTA

This colourful comic book is based upon Satyajit Ray's evergreen Feluda Mysteries. Super smart detective Feluda sets out on yet another exciting adventure. With him are his cousin Topshe and friend Lalmohan Ganguli.  Feluda's client Dinanath Lahiri's suitcase has gone missing during a train journey from Delhi to Kolkata. Why has someone exchanged Dinanath Babu's bag for another identical one? Did Dinanath's bag really contain a long lost antique manuscript, a precious item of immeasurable value? Why is an elusive criminal after them, ready to attack anytime and anywhere? Action packed and filled with exciting and dangerous scenes, the story and pictures will keep young readers on tenterhooks till the last page.

2. BEWARE IN THE GRAVEYARD
SCRIPT: SUBHADRA SEN GUPTA ART:
TAPAS GUHA PUFFIN    RS.99/-

Feluda is back in another thrilling adventure. A sudden storm takes Kolkata by surprise and leaves Narendra Nath Biswas injured by a falling tree. What was he doing in the Park Street Cemetery? Was this an accident or the work of a mysterious attacker? Why was someone digging up the grave of Thomas Godwin, with a fascinating family history going back to nineteenth century Lucknow? Feluda digs up the past to learn about Thomas Godwin's precious heirloom. A ghostly graveyard, vicious criminals, a master chef and a happy guitar player combine to create a nail-biting thriller.

3. MONUMENTS OF INDIA        
AUTHOR: MRINALINI VENKATESWARAN ILLUSTRATIONS: PARTHA SEN GUPTA    SCHOLASTIC PP117/ RS.175/-

In this interesting and informative book, archaeologist Mrinalini Venkateswaran guides us through fifty of India's best known monuments. The simple but comprehensive write-ups explain the historical background and architectural heritage of each monument. Timelines, maps and other facts helps young readers link the main monument with others in the same category historically and architecturally. Did you know that Shah Jahan had planned to build his own tomb as a black marble replica of the famous Taj? The marble for Kolkata's Victoria Memorial was brought from the Makrana Quarries of Rajasthan, which supplied marble for the Taj Mahal. Hyderabad's Charminar marks the centre of the city. Legend has it that it was built because Emperor Quli Qutb Sha's prayers to end a plague epidemic were answered.
Interesting and little known facts enliven each page of the book. The illustrations are drawn with care and authentic details. They would have been even more attractive if they were all in full colour. Pick up this book for a handy reference tool, as a travel guide or for a fun quiz with friends.

4. STYLE-O-WOT: STYLES FOR THE SCHOOLGIRL
AUTHOR:SAPNA BHAVNANIILLUSTRATIONS: ANUSHKA ANAND
SCHOLASTIC RS.150/-

Sapna Bhavnani, a professional in the fashion and beauty industry, introduces young Indian girls to the magical world of fantasy and dressing up. This book does not promote shallow concepts of outward beauty.
Rather, the author persuades young girls to dress up to play different characters. Old clothes, Grandma's saree blouses and Mommy's old scarf, can be used creatively to portray various images. Life would be boring if we always stayed the same. Punk rock girl, librarian or tomboy girl; have fun experimenting with new styles and looks. This is the best way to find your own unique style and attitude to life.

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