After all the animals have been sent to the centre, Shyam realises that one tortoise has been left behind! His Thatha tells him to look after it, while he goes to inform the animal centre. But, the tortoise, who Shyam names Passepartout, disappears!
Lavanya Karthik has beautifully captured the life of young Protul. His desire to learn the tricks was so strong that he managed to impress the then greatest magician of Bengal – Ganapati Chakraborty to be his mentor and teacher. And under his expert guidance, Protul became P.C. Sorcar who took Indian magic to great heights.
Jamie’s elder sister is getting married in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. First the bride’s engagement saree went missing and later the place caught fire! A team of the best detectives was hired to find the missing thaali but Jamie trusted his friend Nisha the most.
Ramanujan is part of the “Great Minds at Work” series from Duckbill. It shows a year in the re-imagined world of Srinivasa Ramanujan. Punny, and filled with riddles, this will delight your kid, regardless of whether they are averse or keen towards the subject.
I was amazed to see how appropriately the author has packed details about Mahasweta’s childhood, her dreams, struggles, the social stigmas and her empowerment and finding social justice through words in just a few carefully chosen words.
A Conspiracy in Calcutta takes you back to ancient Calcutta (now Kolkata) through the eyes of a young girl Bithi, who wants to make a difference in the independence struggle of India in her own way.