Some of the participants took up the offer and their books are now available on Pothi.com.
1. How Two-Legged Su Saves The Day …With A Little Help From Apricot Flowers And Magpies
– Nilofar Shamim Ansher
Little Su is homebound and bored! After a fall from the purple-flowered Moghair Tree that grows in the backyard of her house, the 9-year-old is looking for some adventures. Find out how Su manages to have fun in her snowy hometown!
Mumbai-based Nilofar Shamim Ansher has been fed on stories ever since she can remember. She has vivid memories of her daddy telling her bedtime stories and bringing a sense of adventure to the ritual of sleep! Years later, she has come full circle with her first attempt at a children’s story – How Two-Legged Su Saves The Day.
You can buy the book here.
2. Amanda On Magic Wheels
– Sweta Lal
Its a story about a girl Amanda who fights against all odds in her life to emerge a winner. She has been crippled by disabilities, an unfortunate event in her life. The story tries to capture the emotions of the little girl Amanda who knows what her dreams are & how to achieve them. In this journey she finds good friends & treasures lovely memories too… memories of making her parents proud. Amanda’s life is motivational & will surely impart good morale to budding children. This story has been written to create awareness about the disabilities children suffer & its repercussions. The book is also an attempt to combine entertainment with education as there are notes to the text which children would find easy to follow & enrich their vocabulary.