This book is about 11 year old Nimmi Daruwala who is all set to start a new class and is looking forward to the spectabulous school days ahead. But the new class started on a very BAD note. You want to know why?
The book is a collection of 3 short stories that revolve around tigers. I didn’t know about Sundarbans at all till I read this book but now I really want to visit the forest on one of my trips there.
There is only a couch but this couch creates magic when the little boy shares his imaginations with his Grandpa who gives wings to his imagination. The couch takes them for adventures to different parts of our country.
The story is about a giant hump-backed Mahseer fish, named Matisha. Matisha takes us along on a river journey from its birthplace, downstream, then back upstream to lay its eggs and downstream again, describing everything it sees along the way.
Reading a Ruskin Bond book to a 5 year old who does not sit in one place for more than 30 seconds?! I was pleasantly surprised that it was a picture book, and that too in rhyme!
If you are looking for a warm read or stories to introduce tenderness and great values to your kids without being preachy, then this is the book to grab.