Vibhuti Cat
Author: 
Shikhandin
Illustrator: 
Shubhum Lakhera
age group: 
7+ yrs
Publisher: 
Duckbill
Themes:
disability cat siblings
Genre:
fiction, picture book
 

 

Synopsis: Magesh is a lively and very active child who has a difficulty with speaking and verbalising. He loves playing with Vignesh, his older brother and although outsiders have difficulty understanding him his understanding and supportive family has no problem whatsoever. Magesh loves drawing, especially drawing cats and soon Vibhuti Cat becomes his constant companion and assumes varied forms. 

Soon, he too desires to go to school just like his older brother. How will his schooling journey be? What role will Vibhuti the cat play in school?But what will happen when Magesh starts going to school? Will he take Vibhuti cat along?


This book was a winner in the Children First writing competition, organised by Parag, an initiative of Tata Trusts, and Duckbill Books.
 

Reviewed by Stub