Water for all
In a world where billions lack access to safe water, it’s fitting that the theme for World Water Day 2019 is ‘Leaving no one behind’. Here are a few of our newest stories about water – and the creatures that live in it. From solving a case about missing water, to dipping into the wisdom of marine wildlife, there’s a story for everyone.
The Case of the Missing Water, written by Shalini Srinivasan and illustrated by Upamanyu Bhattacharyya: When the tank in Ranj’s village dries up, she sets out on a mission to find the missing water. Join Detective Ranj on the case – get the book in English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, or Marathi here.
How to be an Otter, written by Nisarg Prakash and illustrated by Rohit Kelkar: An otter passes on wisdom to a group of otter pups. Listen in to find out more about these wonderful river creatures.
The Water Seed, written by Amrit Mishra, original story by Munda Writers’ Group and illustrated by Ramani Ranjan Sarangi: When the rains did not come, the young men of the village went in search of water. One of them brings back a water seed!
A Suitable Shell, written by Radha Rangarajan and illustrated by Rohan Dahotre: Mili the hermit crab has lost her shell. She combs the beach for a suitable shell, but all she meets is litter, people, and angry snails. Will Mili find a shell before it gets too hot?