August 15, 1947 … tryst with destiny at the midnight hour! Behind this glorious moment is a long history of struggle and sacrifice.
‘Freedom First’ captures a few such momentous incidents from India’s freedom movement. Especially recreated for today’s youth, these stories make inspiring reading and instill a deep love for the country.
R.K. Murthi is a leading figure in the field of children's literature in India. He won the NCERT Award for his picture book Taming of Jumbo in 1985 and Saves! In 1997. He is a former Vice-President of the Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children, and is currently the Secretary-General of the Indian Society of Authors and Editor-in-Chief of Meghdutam, India's literary magazine on the net.
This series carries an impressive list of well-known classics for children in the age group 7 to 14 years. The aim of the series is to inculcate in children the habit of reading. It offers children an opportunity to enjoy reading stories that form a part of the classics of English Literature crafted by great writers.