Mother Steals a Bicycle and Other Stories


If you’ve ever wondered what kind of mischievous shenanigans your parents were involved in when they were children, look no further!

A mother tells her child about her bizarre and interesting memories of growing up: be it the time she sneakily borrowed somebody’s cycle or when she spent hours playing with her own shadow.

The gorgeous illustrations and quirky stories make this an unputdownable book!

Awards won: This book won the Best of Indian Children’s Writing (BICW) Award in 2019 for the theme Adventure for the age 9-11 yrs.

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Did you ever wonder what your parents were like as children? Did they get into trouble a lot? Then read these stories about a mother who tells her child about her strange and exciting adventures growing up in a village in South India.

Look carefully at the beautiful illustrations and imagine yourself in this fantastic world of roving hyenas, shrieking peacocks, buzzing insects, and stolen bicycles . . . does it sound unbelievable? And yet, could it all be true? 🦊🐞🚲

The South Indian flavour of this book permeates every page and is a refreshing delight to read.

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Weight 200 g
Dimensions 24.5 × 17.3 × 1 cm



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