What happens when your tiny town is about to get a new hospital? And when that hospital is about to get a fancy mural, the spirits are surely high in the town.
A Pinch of Magic is a fun story in a South Indian setting revolving around a little girl, Veena, trying to help her aunt, Malu, who is in trouble. Malu who is a solopreneur selling herbal medicines is in trouble because of her broken pinching spoon without which she can’t measure to accuracy to get her medicines right.
Aunt Mallu, a herbal medicine specialist, leaves no stone unturned to hunt for her long lost teacher who once resided in the forest of Harrabharrapazham. Here’s where we also get a social message, showing the repercussions of deforestation.
Presenting #kbcAPinchOfMagic Contest. Write a funny/adventurous story about a herbal product (with magical powers) that you have invented, but that has gone horribly wrong!!
Here’s a selection of picture books (for children between ages 4-7) by Indian authors, that are absolute favourites at Nandita da Cunha’s home. These are the books her daughters (now 7 and 9) have read and re-read (and continue to do so…!)
My 12 yo daughter, Aarini loves reading funny books. She has been going through her personal collection during lockdown and re-reading many of them. She highly recommends the following books, especially when you’re looking for…Continue Reading