February 16, 2011

Riddle of the Seventh Stone by Monideepa Sahu

Title : Riddle of The Seventh Stone
Author : Monideepa Sahu
Publisher: Young Zubaann
Riddle of the Seventh Stone is a fantasy-adventure novel for young readers

About The Book
Rishabh the rat and Shashee the spider are quite happy with the way they are: rummaging around in Venkat Thatha's wonderful, musty, dusty, rare herbs shop. Until, that is, they stumble upon a magical powder and find themselves transformed into human children.It’s not easy being a kid! There’s school and homework and wearing clothes and – yuk! – having to use soap… but even worse, their home is under threat from an evil moneylender known as the Shark. Can Rishabh solve the cryptic clues that lead to King Kempe Gowda’s fabulous treasure before the Shark can get to it? Will the vermin survive Ajji’s herbal pesticide attack? Will Shashee be able to spin her way out of this tangled web of intrigue? With the help off other children, friendly cockroaches, cheeky mosquitoes and a very Big Bandicoot, they set out of prove that no problem is too big even for the smallest of creatures.  


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About The Author
Monideepa Sahu's short fiction has most recently been accepted into A Rainbow Feast: New Asian Stories (Marshall Cavendish, Singapore), Bad Moon Rising;The Puffin Book of Mystery Stories, Diwali Stories (Scholastic), The New Anthem:The Subcontinent in it Own Words (Tranquebar), Temenos (Central Michigan University), Apocalypse (Northeastern Illinois University), Urban Voice and Hobart. She has been a Views columnist with Bangalore Mirror and regularly contributes to Deccan Herald and other mainstream publications.

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The book is available for purchase online at flipkart,etc and at various bookstores in your city.
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