The story in this book starts with a power cut at home. It then leads to a game played with shadow finding many animals such as snakes, elephants, deer, etc. But soon, they disappear when the power comes back. This book kindles the imagination of budding readers. The story and the illustrations bring our childhood memories back during a power cut. A book that is suitable to introduce both animals and light as a topic at grade 1 and 2 levels and can be used for pleasure reading.
Author: Sowmya Rajendran, Pictures: Renuka Rajiv, Age 3 – 5, Tags: Darkness, Shadow, Animals, Imagination, Creativity, light, family, building connections, ideas
Reviewed by Usha Ramu