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Know children writer :IV- Devika Cariapa

 Unearthing Tales: The Award-Winning Journey of Devika Cariapa, Author and Archaeologist

Devika Cariapa, a distinguished author, embarked on a unique journey that seamlessly blends her expertise as an archaeologist with her passion for storytelling. Trained initially in the nuances of archaeology, Cariapa has dedicated herself to making the world of ancient stories accessible to children. Her literary prowess was first recognized with the prestigious Sahitya Akademi's Bal Sahitya Award in 2018 for her debut book. Subsequently, her works continued to garner acclaim, earning her the esteemed Neev Bookture Award in 2021. Notably, her contributions were acknowledged with shortlistings for the Times of India AutHer Award in 2022 and the Neev Book Award in 2022. Devika Cariapa stands as a beacon in the literary realm, skillfully excavating the wonders of the past to captivate young minds and leaving an indelible mark on the world of children's literature.

Some of her popular books for children include :

Indian through Archeology: Excavating History

The Adventures of the Kohinoor

India through People: 25 Game Changers


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