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The Caterpillar And The Butterfly & Other Poems

      





This is a set of 9 poems I have written to match 9 paintings done by my 5 year daughter Pell. The poems are quirky, funny and adorable, and there is something for everyone. Read on and enjoy the colourful, vibrant paintings.

The printed version of this book is available here for Rs 150. The price includes shipping costs by speed post, to any place in India.

The Mysterious Uncle Uh-Oh










A grouchy old man moves in to a new neighbourhood. After he snaps at the kids there a few times, they are terrified of him. He doesn't talk to anyone and no one knows his name. Uh-oh! Here he comes. That is what the kids say every time they see him, and eventually they start calling him Uncle Uh-Oh.

Then one day, a month later, the most surprising thing happens. A man comes to the neighbourhood from far-far away to meet Uh-Oh. He tells the most incredible stories about Uh-Oh. He used to be a kind man who loved kids and taught them all sorts of interesting things. Then what could have happened, to make him such a grouch? It's a mystery. Will the kids be able to figure it out and help him be friendly again? Read on to find out.

The illustrations in this book are done by a talented 8 year old girl named Mishti Shah.

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The New Kid


Neha has just returned from a long vacation. Her friends give her a warm welcome. But in the time she was gone, a new family has moved in to the housing society and her friends have issues with the new kid. Neha wants to be friendly with him, but will her old friends tolerate that, or will she lose her old friends in making a new one? Read on to find out.

Tags: Special-needs kids, sensitivity, children, bullying, cerebral palsy

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Phobias & Fortitude



This book contains 2 short stories.

Princess Lemon & Her Yellow Shoes:
Kate has lots of shoes. She loves them all.  All except a pair of pretty yellow sandals. She wants to throw the sandals away, but Mama won't let her do that. So she is very mean to the sandals. Then one day, she needs them for her Princess Lemon costume. But in a fit of anger she has thrown the shoes away. Will she get to be Princess Lemon? What happens to the poor yellow shoes? Are they squashed by a trash compacter? Read on to find out ...

Scared Out Of her Wits
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Shiv finds his friend Kaira draped over the stinky society dumpster. Intrigued, he taps her to find out what is going on. But the look of terror on her face frightens him. What could have happened to make her so scared? Read on to find out.

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