- Publisher : Penguin India (24 January 2022)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 352 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0143331736
- ISBN-13 : 978-0143331735
- Reading age : 10 years and up
- Item Weight : 200 g
- Dimensions : 20 x 14 x 4 cm
Now with an exciting new cover, The Puffin Book of 100 Great Indians is a celebration of achievements and personal stories of those who forged new paths for themselves and others in a way that it continues to affect modern lives.
Written as short anecdotal biographical sketches, the book presents lives of scientists, doctors, activists, painters, sportspeople, dancers, political leaders, economists and many more from different walks of life.
Pioneering mathematician Aryabhata, missile man Dr Kalam, economist and Nobel laureate Dr Amartya Sen, India's Renaissance man Raja Ram Mohan Roy, the immortal star in space Kalpana Chawla, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, the evergreen melody queen Lata Mangeshkar-these are some of the great luminaries featured in this book who have made incredible contributions in diverse fields.