Read the inspiring story of Mohandas Gandhi's life, from his contented childhood as the youngest son of a prime minister to his extraordinary role in the liberation of India. Fascinating details about Gandhi's life are revealed, including his time studying law in London and his eventual imprisonment back in India. A timeline runs throughout the book, highlighting the many achievements of Gandhi's life and putting them in context with events in world history. Illustrations and maps bring Gandhi's India vividly to life, from its festivals to its temples.
PHILIP WILKINSON has written nearly fifty books for adults and children. They range from his first book, Amazing Buildings, which won an award from the American Institute of Architects, to A Celebration of Customs and Rituals, which was endorsed by the United Nations. He has also written several successful TV tie-ins, including What the Romans Did for Us and Restoration. He lives in the Cotswolds, England, with his wife and son.