New Delhi: Here is your chance to win fabulous prizes and be popular. To celebrate the publication of its new series, Ash & Tara, with Ash & Tara and the Emerald Dagger, Puffin India has announced a unique online contest. The online trail passing through seven monuments from Indian history will lead the child to the location of Akbar’s stolen emerald dagger.
The ones who solve the clues and answer the final bumper question will be eligible for prizes never given away before by any other children’s publisher in India.
1st prize: A chance to be immortal! The winner gets featured as a character in the next Ash and Tara book, along with a bumper Puffin Books gift hamper and the school library gets Puffin books worth Rs 50,000!
2nd prize: The winner gets a bumper Puffin Books gift hamper and the school library gets Puffin books worth Rs 30,000!
3rd prize: The winner gets a bumper Puffin Books gift hamper and the school library gets Puffin books worth Rs 20,000!
The first 10 people to solve the treasure hunt will get free signed copies of the book and participants can join in at any point of the search. The last clue will be out on 6th May 2010. Log on to www.penguinbooksindia.com/treasurehunt for more details.
“Ash & Tara is a series of fast paced action adventure books set in Mughal India. Through the contest we hope to get readers interested in the series and kindle an excitement in them about this period from our history. Children will not only get to solve clues and find the treasure, but along the way they will learn about Indian history and monuments. The prizes are big and reward not only the individual but the school as well.”—Sudeshna Shome Ghosh, Editorial Director, Puffin