While they are going to the pet store planet, Jit, Jinny’s brother and Gulgul’s father, accidentally makes the cab to go to a different planet, Up-Up-Pura instead of Puppura
In this book, she goes on a school trip to planet 54 R3 84MM4. She calls it SA RE GAMMA and her teacher confirms that this planet is actually all about music.
Papadom was the planet of Kitch-hens who spoke Henglish and clooked all kinds of amazing food but they loved making sweets the most and were waiting to make the best sweet that was made by mother hen herself.
The book “What do you want to be when you grow up” is such a delight to read, with the author answering these questions from the perspective of a small boy, in the most hilarious ways possible. Written in rhyming verse, the highlight of the book is that it mentions offbeat options.
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…!)
The story is full of adventure, the right amount of wackiness and fun. It teaches kids the importance of family and values like kindness and generosity.