The Adventures Of Padma And A Blue Dinosaur


Rock Uncle, the dinosaur expert, gifts Padma a prized dinosaur egg. Little does she know that she will soon set off on the adventure of a lifetime along with him, her grandmother Labhuben, and a dinosaur named Bluethingosaurus.

Get ready to travel back 66 million years into the world of dinosaurs that once lived in India. This book, an exciting mix of fun facts and fiction, is also a great way to introduce your children to non-fiction.

Awards won: This book won the Best of Indian Children’s Writing (BICW) Award in 2019 for the theme Environmental Tales for the age 10-12 yrs.

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Have you ever thought of India being home to dinosaurs? Paleontologists have found fossils of close to 25 species of dinosaurs, in the area spread wide from Rajasthan to Tamil Nadu. The first ever dinosaur fossil in India was discovered way back in 1828.

Padma and her grandmother, Labhuben, discover that the flatland their cows graze on is not just any ordinary ground, but home to the dinosaurs that lived in India more than 65 million years ago.

Paleontologist Professor Rajan Dinkar aka Rock Uncle gifts Padma a beautiful dinosaur egg.

Little does she know that she will soon be setting off on the adventure of a lifetime with Labhuben, Rock Uncle, and a dinosaur called Bluethingosaurus.

Join Padma as they meet a few tremendous dinosaurs: Rajasaurus, Rahonavis, Jubbulpuria, and more. This book sets the stage to introduce children to non-fiction by means of a thrilling story. It contains curious facts and insights about the dinosaurs discovered in India, including:

1. a colorful map showing the dinosaurs that have been discovered across India,

2. a how-to-find-fossils section for exciting expeditions and excavations,

3. an illustrated fact sheet about the dinosaurs discovered on the Indian sub-continent, and

4. an interview with the Dinosaur Princess of India, Aaliya Sultana Babi.

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Weight 400 g
Dimensions 27 × 21 × 1 cm


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