ABOUT THE BOOK
Jivuba wants to become a singer but she cannot because she has to get married. Luckily, Dammu, the wise apsara of the forest, casts a spell to remedy the situation! But what happens when the spell breaks?
- Another of Katha’s Gender Series books, this one is about following one’s dreams, especially girls.
- The folktale-like format makes this a great story for reading alound or reading with kids, in addition to independent reading.
- The mixed-media artwork using drawing and photographs is eye-catching.
- Though a simple story, it has thought-provoking and conversation-starting overtones on gender-related subjects.
This story will make young readers think about following their dreams, and about girls’ right to choose their future.