ISBN 9789383074051,Jungu - The Baiga Princess

Jungu - The Baiga Princess


Vithal Rajan


Penguin Books



Penguin Books

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789383074051

ISBN-10 9383074051


Number of Pages 124 Pages
Language (English)

Story Books

When Sunil is sent to stay with his Uncle Vish, he doesnt know quite what to expect. All he knows that its a long way from the bustling streets of Delhi to the jungles of Madhya Pradesh, and that his Uncles job is to protect the tigers that live there.

Befriended by a little Adivasi girl called Jungu, Sunil soon has to face some tough questions. If the tigers are to survive, then the people must be moved out of the forest. But what will happen to Jungu and all the other Baiga villagers? Dont they also have a right to be there? And meanwhile, theres a very real, very dangerous gang of poachers to be caught...

Vithal Rajans delightful tale of an unusual friendship between a city boy and a young Adivasi girl, introduces children to the magical world of the Baigas, teaching them tolerance, respect and the importance of protecting the natural environment.