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The Padmas: Fifty Stories of Perseverance Short, Illustrated Biographies of 50 Incredible Padma Awardees Ages 8+

Neha J. Hiranandani

Step into the world of the Padma Awards--one of India's highest civilian honours. Announced on the eve of Republic Day every year, the awards recognize the achievements of people who have fought to make a difference in the world.

This book features fifty incredible people--artists, scientists, freedom fighters, social workers, sports stars and many others from different walks of life. They have proven that determination, perseverance and courage are the only ingredients needed to accomplish remarkable things.

Celebrating seventy years of the Padma Awards, this beautifully illustrated book will inspire young readers to dream big and triumph against all odds.

Book Details

  • Publisher: India Puffin
  • Publish Date: Oct 15th, 2024
  • Pages: 112
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9780143463955
  • Categories: Biography & Autobiography - Women

About the Author

Neha J Hiranandani is an author and columnist whose columns have appeared in The Indian Express, Huffington Post, NDTV and Vogue, among others. She holds degrees in Literature and Education from Wellesley College and Harvard University. Her first book, Girl Power!, was a national bestseller, and she recently launched her second book, iParent, about living in the digital ag