It’s about Nandini Venkat, a 15 year old girl, who goes on a murder-solving adventure from her room, since where she lives – The Lily and Daisy Twin Apartments, were sealed off by the BMC after one positive case of Covid-19 was detected.
Abbakka is your typical warrior princess in training, a skilled archer, fierce, courageous, witty and embodies an easily likeable character as the protagonist. A girl thirsty for any sort of adventure as she sets out into dangerous missions to track down spies in her seas. She accompanies her mother whom she has a strong bond with in stopping the firangis (Portuguese) from capturing their precious pepper crop.
This book revolves around two children named Sivakka and Basava, a magical chisel and hammer, who went back in time to the famous city of Vijayanagar! It is a mix of adventure, magic, history and all three put together makes it a good read.
This book is a special treat for the youngest readers to be introduced to the rich world of Ruskin Bond. A delightful read as the master storyteller, the child in this book takes your little one on the rides on land, water and air. The illustrations by Samrat Halder add a beautiful layer allowing the child to visualise the characters, their dressing style and the modes of travel vividly and with ease.
A cricket crazy girl, a twitter sensation and a wonderful writer. Put them all in a pot, stir three times, and leave it there. Because what you want is already in store: Loki Takes Guard by Menaka Raman!
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.