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. . . This latest release blends the ordinary and the mystical, as well as the historical and the familiar in a fascinating manner. So, whether you are seeking an answer to the question you are seeking an answer to the question yourself, hoping to test another's theory against your own or looking to bring some wonder into your little one's day, this book is a fantastic place to start! -- Deccan Herald

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The illustrations are enchanting and lovely. And the real story about how the onion got its many layers. -- Toka Box, Independent Reviewer

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Sudha Murty was born in 1950 in Shiggaon, north Karnataka. She did her MTech in computer science, and is now the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. A prolific writer in English and Kannada, she has written novels, technical books, travelogues, collections of short stories and non-fiction pieces, and six bestselling books for children. Her books have been translated into all the major Indian languages. Sudha Murty is the recipient of the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature (2006), the Padma Shri (2006) and the Attimabbe Award from the Government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada literature (2011).

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  • Publisher : Puffin; Illustrated edition (13 July 2020)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 44 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 014344705X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0143447054
  • Reading age : 5 - 8 years
  • Item Weight : 180 g
  • Dimensions : 20 x 14 x 4 cm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Generic Name : BOOKS
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