The Boy Who Swallowed A Nail & Other Stories by Lalita Iyer.

So my book made it all the way to Chicago and this happened!

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My shelfie this week.

I love reading Lalita’s blogs (www.mommygolightly.com) so, was very eager to read her new book. Because I knew, just like her posts every story in this book would make me smile too.
And it surely did.

In ‘Everyone Goes To Nainital’ I loved Amma who is wondering where to hang a clothesline in a hotel room.

In ‘Appa And His Weird Friends’ there’s John, the carpenter who stitches up the sofa but leaves a noisy mouse inside.

This charming collection of the adventures of Lalita’s family takes you into a quirky little world where you forget playing an adult for sometime and enjoy some innocent storytelling.

I also read a few stories to little I and she couldn’t stop giggling when I told her about Appa who once wanted to bring home a buffalo. And her biggest concern was, ‘how will the buffalo enter through the…

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2 thoughts on “The Boy Who Swallowed A Nail & Other Stories by Lalita Iyer.

  1. Love the stories – eminently readable (at all ages) though its bought for the buy
    The stories remind me of listening to my father telling me stories in Bengali – it takes me back to my childhood

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