Himavan, the lord of the mountains, had glorious wings under his snowy cloak which was a design mistake by Bramha. Hence, when he was to be wed to Mainavati, it was established that he would never expand his wings.
The book narrates the story of Lord Hanuman’s bravery, loyalty and intelligence in simple child-friendly way. Each page has only 3-4 sentences but it covers Lord Hanuman’s story from his birth to the time Lord Ram returns to Ayodhya.
This is a cute little book of Devi Durga, how she was created and why she had to fight with Mahishasura and how she defeated him. The whole story of Durga Puja is written in simplified form.
“Makara Saves January” is an interesting story about seasons. The Throne of the Seasons is occupied by one month for 30 days, but King December (Paush) was so proud of his ability to freeze the entire land, that he refused to leave the throne. Princess January (Magha) was worried, and together with all the other months, she approached the legendary sea monster – Makara. Will Makara be able to convince Paush to leave the throne?
Fantastic Creatures in Mythology is like a ready reckoner for mythology lovers to delve into the lives of handpicked Hindu mythological creatures with a sense of wonder.
I started reading the book which at first, looks like a page from everyday life that revolves around this teenage boy Taran and his family. Starting out with a peek into sibling rivalry and taking us through the colours of Ganapati visarjan, the story efficiently unfolds its adventure and fantastical elements with a quick turn of events. Soon enough, Taran finds himself charged with a mission by the Lord Ganesha himself!