Raipur-based couple Chandrakant Bhonsle and his wife Veronica, who penned the book The World Belongs to Animals.
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Published and distributed worldwide by the UK based Olympia Publishers, the book has beautiful illustrations showcasing some of the unique animals on the brink “of extinction
The World Belongs to Animals, a book penned by Raipur’s own Chandrakant and Veronica Bhonsle, has reached bestselling charts across the globe ever since it was first published on the 28th of May. Written in rhyme, the book is an assortment of poems introducing some of the popular animals to children. Already inducted into the British Library, the book has been ranked as #1 bestselling Children’s Poetry book by Amazon in India on Monday June 29th evening at around 2000 hrs (IST), a massive achievement for any debut author. Chandrakant Bhonsle, a lawyer and an erstwhile student of prestigious local educational institutions of Rajkumar College and Hidayatullah National Law University, and his wife Veronica developed this book as a contribution towards helping the environment.
Not just in India, but readers throughout the world, are enjoying the book. Amazon has the book currently listed as among the top 600 bestselling Children’s Poetry books in the world which is bound to serve as an inspiration for writers across the state of Chhattisgarh that the world is eager to hear their stories.
The World Belongs to Animals, as exclusively carried by this newspaper earlier, tells the story of different animals and their roles on the planet. Highlighting the core issue of animal conservation, the book aims to create early consciousness among children towards the importance of animals and their existence which is necessary for the survival of Earth. Published and distributed worldwide by the UK based Olympia Publishers, the book has beautiful illustrations showcasing some of the unique animals on the brink of extinction. The book can be purchased from the websites of Olympia Publishers, Amazon, Waterstones, Barnes and Noble, and other leading bookstores around the world.
Talking exclusively to The Hitavada, a delighted Bhonsle couple said, “We are astonished by the success of the book in such a short span of time. We are incredibly happy that kids around the world are reading our book. Children play a crucial role in preservation of wildlife and environment. They are the future of this planet and we feel truly honoured that we were able to add value to their literary collection.” They further said, this book was always meant as a gift for children to see the beauty of wild animals. “This world, in our opinion, is meant to be shared between not one but all species alike.”