Amar Chitra Katha
|Number of Pages||160 Pages|
Anant Pai’s Heroes from the Mahabharata is a collection of five books for children that contain the epic stories of many characters from the Mahabharata. This collection of stories is for the children who are aged between 9 and 14. Summary of the book Heroes from the Mahabharata is an enchanting collection of five books that contain a large number Mahabharata stories and fables. The magnanimous heroes of the Mahabharata still continue to inspire millions of people across the world, irrespective of religion, race and other diversities. This book contains many stories under the titles Bheeshma, Drona, Tales of Arjuna, Karna and Abhimanyu. The characters have stood the test of time as they bring out the deepest of human emotions which are universal in every sense. They bring out bravery, boldness, fears and doubts, love, passion, jealous, pride, cowardice and hatred. This has just increased its magnificence and the epic is aptly called the greatest ever told. In this poem of one lakh verses, the vices and virtues of man have transcended to be larger than life. The Pandavas do emerge victorious in the war of Kurukshetra, by defeating their cousins Kauravas. About the author Anant Pai was the precursor in Indian comics for children and was a famous educationalist. He is fondly known as Uncle Pai. His most famous creations are Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle. Amar Chitra Katha was a series of Indian folk traditional tales, biographies of historical and mythological characters. Tinkle is a monthly magazine, which has been an integral part of childhood for many in India.