|The Famous Smile|
|Author - Geeta Dharmarajan
Agar Magar is a huge crocodile with sparkling white teeth. Extremely proud of them, he likes to show them off to the other animals in the forest. But alas! Every time he bares his shiny teeth, the animals get frightened and run away.
The crocodile is sad because no one appreciates his magnificent teeth. And then one day, his teeth get noticed. Agar Magar becomes a celebrity! Read the story to find out how he becomes famous.
The ‘Famous Smile’ is written by Geeta Dharmarajan, the founder of Katha, a non profit society devoted to enhancing the pleasures of reading amongst children and adults. She is also one of the editors of The Pennsylvania Gazette, the magazine of the Ivy League of Pennsylvania, USA. Ms Dharmarajan edits ‘Tamasha’, a children’s magazine which she started. She has 17 books and over 400 published pieces to her credit.
Excerpt: "Smile please!" said a voice. "You have the most beautiful teeth in the whole world! I have been hunting all day for this smile!"
Name: The Famous Smile
Author: Geeta Dharmarajan
Art by Rashin Kheiriyeh
Book Price: Rs. 120/-
|Review - Meera Nair