In the book, an old gardener, called Nanaji by the kids of the boarding school where he maintains the garden, narrates Holi stories to the kids.
“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?
The story is about Little Kartik, who feels his brother and father have special powers but he is the only one in the family who is not special. So he goes to Brahmalok, first to Nandi the bull and then to Brahma, to find out if he’s special.