The Hundred and Thirty-Seventh Leg


A millipede wakes up with a grumbling tummy. She sets out in search of food and ends up with an injured leg. However, her problem is that she has not one, not two, but 750 legs. Which is the leg that needs help?

Accompany the millipede as she trudges along asking the forest creatures for help. Do any of them find a solution?

Awards won: This book won the Best of Indian Children’s Writing (BICW) Award in 2019 for the theme Animal Stories for the age 6-9 yrs.

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One bright morning, a millipede stretches out her first fifteen legs, and sets out in search of food. As a result of her hunger and her haste, she ends up hurting one of her 750 legs.

She doesn’t know which one, though. The millipede goes around the forest asking for help and finally meets a considerate creature who helps her find a solution.

However, they are met with another hurdle: the millipede’s new friend doesn’t know how to count.

How will the millipede and her friend find a way out?

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Weight 35 g
Dimensions 21.5 × 27.5 × 0.2 cm


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