Being a female leader comes with lots of challenges.
Imagine being the female ruler of Delhi in the 13th century? Razia Sultan was the one and only female ruler of the Delhi Sultanate. She was a powerful ruler with exceptional skills in warfare.
Usually, kings receive lavish, exotic presents but poor Razia Sultan finds herself the recipient of pesky presents that include girly dresses and soppy poems. What’s worse, they come with notes challenging her right to rule, as a woman. Who can help the Sultan solve this mystery and how?
Razia and the Pesky Presents in one of the books in the ‘History Mystery’ series by Natasha Sharma.
This is a series that details the stories of mystery that are not found in history books. Blending fact with fiction, these books offer a peek into the real history of royalty layered with hysterical imagined humor.
These books also include a “Fact or Fiction” section to add to a child’s knowledge about the past with more reading suggestions.