Irfan writes a story on the sand. So do Shaan, Thanh, Wang and many other children. These are washed away by waves, churned in the oceans and left on other sands, where other children listen to them…
A sapling becomes a shady tree as a dusty path is beaten into a busy street. This lyrically told story and pictures that blend folk styles, show how development and conservation can coexist.
Ju lives in a world of hand-me-downs. One day, she finds a sealed envelope in her maths book and this discovery becomes an exploration of a different kind of childhood.
Sabri loves to draw. She draws wherever she can. Then one day she sees colour pencils and paint that comes out of bottles and she longs to fill her pictures with colour.