There are very few books concerned with science or science fiction published in India that would interest children in the 12 + age group. CBT has endeavoured to and has been successful to a certain extent in this respect.
The Alien Planet is a science fiction based on an imaginary colony space station Armstrong. Eleven year old Raja accompanied by father Soo¬raj recover a hijacked space ship stolen by Hdulefi the villain of the piece. During the rescue operation Raja and Sooraj discover life on an alien planet.