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Archive for the month “July, 2011”

The launch of The Mystery of the Silk Umbrella by Asha Nehemiah

Asha Nehemiah is an author based in Bangalore. Her books for children include Granny’s Sari, The Rajah’s Moustache, Zigzag and Other Stories, Sir Lawley’s Ghost and Other Stories and The Mystery of the Secret Hair Oil Formula.

Scholastic India is happy to invite you to the launch of the book titled- “The Mystery of the Silk Umbrella” by the renowned author Asha Nehemiah.

The book launch is scheduled on:

Saturday, 30th July at 6:30 PM at:

Reliance TimeOut

3rd Floor, Mantri Square, Malleswaram,

Sampige Road, Bengaluru.

The book launch by the author will be followed by a dramatized book reading.

About the Book:

When Arjun and Divya’s mother rents a gorgeous silk umbrella for the film she is directing little do they know what mayhem and mystery it is going to bring into their lives. Joining forces with the intelligent and efficient Malli the kids find themselves involved in a series of adventures as they help their aunt recover something invaluable that has been stolen from her. A host of characters add to the confusion and excitement, from the fat and bumbling thief, Dr Bambaram Jones, to the rich and mysterious businessman, T. Satyavan, and the hardened criminal Kharabi.

You can also grab a copy of the book from our online store at

Happy Reading!


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