Raghunath boards a train from Mumbai to Vajraghat and shares his compartment with a stranger. Raghunath’s curiosity is piqued when the mysterious stranger starts speaking in numbers.
This original story by Soumitra Ranade and Rudradutt Ranade features three alternative endings by Sonali Arun Bhatia, Archana Rao-D’Cruz, and Mira Desai.
Illustrated stylishly in pen-and-ink by Ambika Sambasivan, 8563 is a delightful mystery for all readers.
10 To 13 Years
Nominated, Peek-a-book Children’s Choice Award in 2018
Karadi Tales is an independent children’s publishing house based in Chennai, India focusing primarily on picture books and audiobooks. It was started in 1996 with an intent to create a space for Indian culture in the world of children’s publishing, by a group of writers, educators and musicians.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
Made in India