The story starts with the reader getting introduced to Rabia and her cat observing the world, as she questions everything around her. Reflecting her own desires and her quest to seek answers, when asked to draw a scientist, she draws a woman-scientist. But who ever knew of a woman-scientist?
Whoever collects the most eesals, would get to do what they liked for one day. They know better than to step inside the deep forests, but Maithili knows that if they step inside, with the abundance of eesals there, they would win easily. Even if they all know it’s an idea that has not been thought through, with much reluctance, Minotaur, Wolfhoud and Nagesh agree. After all, what could go wrong?
Unfortunately, everything does.
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.
Set in Hyderabad, the story revolves around the rivalry between two sweet shop owners, and the beautiful friendship that develops between the young children from the shops when they bond over panjiri, khubani ka meetha and swatting flies like ninjas
The first in a three-part series featuring creatures and monsters from folktales and legends from around the world.
The brilliance with which the author engages the youngest of the readers combined with the wonderful illustrations in the book make this a fantastic read. The story had my child hooked right from the first page, with the awesome shopping list illustrations.