Chakrampur is a prosperous little town thanks to its smart mayor, Piloo Paheliji, He loves to show off how clever he is by asking riddles no one can answer, and even celebrates a Riddle Day every year. Whoever can answer his riddle that day stands to win a thousand rupees. But twelve years have gone by, and there have been no winners. The thirteenth Riddle Day dawns...
Author Nadine D'Souza is more than a match for Paheliji as she confounds confusion by cleverly drawing on something kids find fun all over the world. Riddles are a part of every culture and that's what this book celebrates. The illustrations capture all the fun of the story.
NADINE D'SOUZA is a writer from Mumbai who has written on diverse subjects such as music, animation and digital media. She loves a good story and when she is not reading or listening to stories, she is busy weaving some of her own.
AJANTA GUHATHAKURTA studied fine arts at the College of Art, Delhi, and has illustrated and designed several books for children and adults. She lives in Delhi where she also teaches painting to children. This is her second book with Tulika, after The Sweetest Mango.
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