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The Chola ruler King Parthiban has a dream . . . he wants to make his empire the most powerful in the region. However, before he can do this, he is killed in battle. His son, Prince Vikraman, is a child at the time, but he carries his father™s dream in his heart. He grows up in the shadow of the burgeoning power of the mighty Pallava ruler, Chakravarti Narasimha Varman, also known as Mamalla Pallavan, after whom Mamallapuram is named. How will Vikraman fulfill his father™s wishes? Suddenly, a mysterious Shivanadiyar, follower of Lord Shiva, begins to enter his life at the most opportune and unexpected moments to help him out of trouble. Who is this man? Why does he help Vikraman? Does Vikraman finally succeed in his quest? And what™s so special about this story that made a 15-year-old sit down and translate it in one shot? Nirupama Raghavan™s joyous translation and considered abridgment of Parthiban Kanavu carries forward twists and turns of the story with magic and lightness.
ABOUT THE BRAND
The Nestery is proud to present Tulika’s imaginatively created children’s books, which pioneered a fresh wave in Indian publishing in 1996. An independent publishing house based in Chennai, Tulika's focus is on children's picture books in English and other Indian languages — Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati and Bengali — so that more children can access books in the language of their choice. Tulika titles offer a range of experiences and are inclusive and representative of different childhoods, of different social milieus, of different cultural contexts. The visual language too is diverse, with the traditional alongside the contemporary.