‘Why don’t I look like you Maa?’ little Kavita asked her mother one day. Her friend Riya looked like her mother and Payal resembled her mom. Why then was she the odd one out? Kavita’s mother takes her time answering her daughter’s question. Na – she doesn’t answer it…she lets her discover the answer on her own. Through the world of Insects! Read Not Like Maa a story that concerns a question that may arise, in the mind of many a child who has been adopted. While conversations arising from such questions can be emotionally difficult, stories like this one can help in making them easier.
Author: Mallika Ravikumar
Illustrators: Deepa Balsavar, Greystroke, Herminder Ohri, Kruttika Susaria, Muniza Shariq, Nishita Zachariah, Preeti Krishnamurthy, Rituja Ghate and Sanjay Sarkar.