The year is 323 BC and Ariam's cousin has married the most powerful king in the ancient world - Alexander the Great. Young Ariam gets the chance to join Alexander's army on its invasion of India, and helps Alexander and his army cross a treacherous river. On the opposite bank awaits their enemy King Porus and his forces.
Stewart Ross is a popular, prize-winning children's author. He has written over one hundred books for children, including many on 20th century history. His works have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Stewart taught history, english and politics for ten years to children of all ages.