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What do you do with a pumpkin that’s bigger than your head and barely fits on your table? Tia’s Thatha is very proud of his pumpkin, for he grew it all by himself, like magic! Now it’s Tia’s job to find homes for each little wedge from the oversized fruit, and quickly too!
Lalita Iyer’s words provide hilarious insights into the mind of an amateur gardener, while Proiti Roy’s exquisitely textured illustrations map the eventful journeys of each lovely slice.
Malli loved weekends with her Paati. But, one day, everything changed. And Malli’s world became dark and colourless. No more warm hugs, no more rasam, no more Paati. Can Malli find a piece of her beloved grandmother to hold on to?
In this gentle story of grief and loss, Janaki Sabesh and Dhwani Sabesh bring to the young reader the enduring love of those that have passed but never truly leave us. Pallavi Jain breathes life and colour into the illustrations storyboarded brilliantly by Vaijayanthi.
Thukpa for All
Tsering can’t wait to taste his grandmother’s delicious noodle soup. He invites a string of friends and neighbours home. But as preparations get underway, there is a power cut and the house is plunged into darkness. Will Abi be able to put together the much-anticipated thukpa? Told from a blind child’s perspective, this tale by Praba Ram and Sheela Preuitt is accompanied by Shilpa Ranade’s stunning illustrations.
What Did the Monster Child Eat Today?
My breakfast was revolting – it was simply divine.
My lunch was repulsive, I liked it just fine.
My dinner was ghastly – it was pure gourmet .
You’ll never believe the things I ate today!
Sampurna Chattarji’s clever use of hyperbole and Vibha Surya’s quirky illustrations bring a child’s monstrous imagination to life. This delightful book with fold-out flaps will leave you shuddering and chuckling.
The Lion’s Feast
Muthumama and Muthumami have an unexpected guest for dinner – a ravenous lion! Find out what happens next in this tale of hospitality gone wrong. An irreverent tale penned by Lavanya Karthik with riotously funny illustrations by Chetan Sharma, the book is sure to tickle your funny bone and taste buds!
With a page to write your own ending!