Great Freedom Fighters is a children's book written by Anant Pai, which educates the young ones about the men who fought for India's freedom. This book contains stories of revered freedom fighters such as Lokmanya Tilak, Mahatma Gandhi, Veer Savarkar, Subhash Chandra Bose and Bhagat Singh.
Lokmanya Tilak was a respected journalist and social reformer and is referred to as the Father of the Indian unrest. Mahatma Gandhi, called the Father of the Nation, played a pivotal role in India's freedom with his Non-Cooperation movement. Veer Savarkar was an activist, writer and poet, who coined the term Hindutva, and was tortured and jailed for his involvement in the freedom struggle. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose defied the British rule by teaming with the Germans and Japanese to ensure the end of British rule in India. Bhagat Singh, along with his fellow freedom fighters, created an uprising among the youth, asking them to fight back, and for which he was mercilessly hanged.
These revolutionaries laid down their lives for their country, and hence it is important the kids learn about their legacy. The book teaches the children about these brave men, who would go to any lengths to fight for the country.
Rightfully referred to as the Father of Indian Comics, Anant Pai pioneered the comic book era in India, enabling many to read something that was closer to home and less westernised. He founded Amar Chitra Katha to use comics as a medium to reach out to children and educate them without taking out any of the fun. Children all over India love his Tinkle comics, which have stunning illustrations complemented by funny dialogues and quirky characters. His demise in February 2011 was a shock to many, but his legacy continues till date.
This edition of Great Freedom is available in hardcover and is suitable for kids between nine to twelve years of age. It has an ISBN 10 number of 8184822189, and an ISBN 13 number of 978-8184822182. So order it online today to teach your young ones about the men who paved the way for India's freedom.