A Clown for Tenali Rama (Paperback)
Basava and Sivakka are two ordinary children growing up in the village of
Hampi in Karnataka. One day, Basava finds a set of sculpting hammer and
chisel, and as he starts carving with them, the magical instruments take them
right back in time to the Hampi of the sixteenth
century, when it was ruled by
the great Krishnadeva Raya
Here they make friends and are plunged into a world of scheming dancers,
talented artists, powerful emperors who live in fabulous palaces and more.
And when Basava becomes an apprentice sculptor, he is commissioned by the
legendary Tenali Rama himself to create something in stone that will make
Subhadra Sen Gupta can make history come alive like no one else. This pageturning
adventure story is not only exciting, but is also filled with the wonder
that was once the magnificent Vijayanagar Kingdom.