A set of four light, fun stories with gentle takeaways, the books in this series provide the perfect transition form picture books to chapter books!
When a chance vacation takes Jaya to Oregon, she makes a new friend. But this strange girl isn’t all that she appears to be, with her solemn eyes and open laugh. She is astounded by phones and prefers her fish uncooked. Could Manolita be hiding something?
Sara Rajan brings magic to this unbelievable story about the enigma that is Manolita. With a style that is easy to follow and a story that keeps one hooked, Sara weaves a fantasy to life.
Paati Goes Viral
Dhruv is as upset as his grandmother is to discover that her beloved camera, containing all her memories, has been lost on her solo trip to Europe. When she returns to India, she’s given up hope on ever getting it back. But Dhruv has a brainwave, something that could get people all around the world to help him lift her spirits. What surprises await his Paati?!
Prabhu Viswanathan’s simple narration brings to life the tender affection among the members of a family, while reaffirming everyone’s faith in humanity.
A Time for Ebby
Ebby, the daughter of the eighth Father Ebon, is adept at a lot of things. But she wishes she could put an end to her father’s sadness, and wonders how she could help. Until one day, she stumbles upon a treasure! Could it lift Father Ebon out of his gloom? Poile Sengupta narrates this fascinating story with emotion, enthusiasm, and a dash of drama.
The Best Idea of All
Holi is around the corner! Antara, Tarini, and their friend Saira want to do something different. So they get plotting and come up with a wonderful idea. But will all go to plan?
Varsha Seshan tells a heart-warming story about the resourcefulness of three young girls who come up with the best idea of all to save their Holi!