|About the Book|
Mahatma Gandhi never said, ?What can I do, I?m only one person.? Instead he said, ?In a gentle way, you can shake the world.? And he did. The Mahatma and the Monkeysbrings together the most interesting incidents that shaped Gandhijis life and his most important sayings. From his quest for truth, non-violence, equality and freedom, from the lessons he learned, and from his powerful words, every young reader can learn to be a little bit like Gandhiji.Through what he did and what he said Gandhiji inspired millions of Indians and made one of the mightiest empires in the world bow down to his dream: freedom for India. Thats what made him an uncommon man and the greatest leader of the millennium. And thats why, even decades after his death, his work and his words matter in todays world. This book introduces Mahatma Gandhi to the young reader and, through anecdotes from the leaders life, helps him or her understand the guiding principles of Gandhijis life and what he stood for. It also offers a carefully selected collection of Gandhijis quotable quotes for personal inspiration, or use in essays and speeches at school.