Midday

The best thing about this book is that the myths she recounts are relatively fresh, and therefore not done to death already. She treads a fine line. The language is simple enough for a six or seven-year old to grasp, and yet, not childish. Her descriptions are rich,...

The Hindu

Whether it is the Dasavatara or Vishvamitra’s rise to brahmarishi status or the moon’s waxing and waning, none of the 50 tales in this book is new. But the slightly irreverent tone and language gives it a new feel. The...

India Today

Fortunate is the child who receives this beautiful book as a new year present. The stories are simply told, though never patronising in tone, and are short enough to be read at one go by the young reader, or to be read about to children without taxing the patience of...