This picture book with original stories and hand-drawn illustrations will delight children and transport them to an enchanting forest, where they can follow the adventures of young owls Alea and Viki, and their friend Battu, as they enthusiastically carry out their duties of guarding the forests at night, while ﬁnding their own way in the world. This series also provides a dynamic tool for parents to hold meaningful conversations with their children, who will identify with the joys and troubles faced by the young owl siblings. The author provides a thoughtful backdrop, encouraging kids to question and reﬂect on the world around them; and to thus build a strong communication bond with parents or teachers.
Alea and Viki
Reading age :
6 to 8 years
Shruthi Nawab has lived in three countries and travelled many more. A compassionate observer of people and cultures, the author believes that despite all their differences, most people want the same thing in their lives: meaningful relationships. Her stories entwine original, likeable characters with themes that help parents to engage with their children, without being preachy. Her vision is to transport children from the mundane to a magical imaginary world. She also wants to encourage kids to question the world and its’ stereotypes.