Mohan Chandar lives with his wife and three children in the tiny and remote village of Champakbagh. One day, he rescues a strange creature from the storm that is raging outside. When he brings the creature home, the family is astonished. What sort of animal is this? Is he friendly? What does he eat? Where will he sleep? They name him Jwala Kumar, and as the days go by, they discover that Jwala Kumar is no ordinary animal. He has special powers that he uses to help his human family in their times of need. When the days are dark and hope seems to dim, Jwala Kumar lights up their lives in many ways. But who is Jwala Kumar and will he stay forever? The Dragon Who Came to Champakbagh is a captivating story of innocence and friendship, of magic and love, and of gifts that last a lifetime.About the Author
Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar is the author of a novel, The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey, which won the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar, and a collection of short stories, The Adivasi Will Not Dance, which was shortlisted for The Hindu Prize. He lives in Jharkhand and this is his first book for children.