Campfire launches AMBEDKAR: INDIA’S CRUSADER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS Depicting a hero’s life through pictures


TODAY EXPRESS NEWS : India, 24 December 2018: Campfire Graphic Novels has added another Indian hero to their collection of visually appealing graphic biographies in the form of AMBEDKAR: INDIA’S CRUSADER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS. Told in the form of visually appealing illustrations, this book recounts the story of the man who suffered great prejudice only to rise above it all and become the architect of our Constitution and one of the country’s most revered social reformers.

The story of Ambedkar’s life is told in 176 pages that capture the various facets of his journey from his childhood days to the man he became during the testing times of the Indian freedom movement, and how all his experiences contributed to his monumental achievement, the creation of the Constitution of India.

The book is written by Kieron Moore, who previously wrote Campfire’s award winning Buddha: An Enlightened Life, and is illustrated by Sachin Nagar, who has worked on numerous Campfire titles, including Mother Teresa: Angel of the Slums, and Gandhi: My Life is My Message.

According to Ms. Girija Jhunjhunwala, Director of Campfire, “This book is a tribute to the great man who bound the nation in one fabric through his vision of a better and stronger India. The graphic novels we make are of global appeal which are widely read across global markets and telling the life of someone like Ambedkar is a matter of great pride for us.”

Campfire believes that graphic novels are an innovative way of storytelling, especially for children as they are less daunting than a text heavy book. The reading experience is more immersive and the narrative can be remembered more easily.

About Campfire Graphic Novels

Campfire is an imprint of Kalyani Navyug Media Pvt. Ltd and an award-winning publisher of graphic novels, with a catalogue of over 100 titles across four main categories, considered essential to the learning process; Classics, Mythology, Biographies and History. Campfire’s books are sold across the globe, in the USA, Canada, UK, Continental Europe, SE Asia, and of course, India. Many of Campfire’s books have also been successfully translated into major European languages. In ten years, Campfire has developed into one of the leading publishers of graphic novels in India, winning critical acclaim at home and abroad. Campfire has won several awards, including that of the best graphic novel of the year, for five years in a row.

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