Kittu is lost! The World’s Most Chaotic Family has left him behind at a dhaba on the highway in the middle of nowhere. He is rescued by an icecreamwala and suddenly, Kittu’s terrible, horrible day turns mad! Who would have thought that this middle-of-nowhere place would have a skate park? The icecreamwala’s daughter Mad is mad about skateboarding and now Kittu wants to zoom around on a skateboard, too! But can a boy with one leg who walks on crutches learn to skateboard? Is Kittu mad to even try? A Children’s Bookshelf Selection: Each month our editor’s pick the best books for children and young adults by age to be a part of the children’s bookshelf. These are editorial recommendations made by our team of experts. Our monthly reading list includes a mix of bestsellers and top new releases and evergreen books that will help enhance a child’s reading life.
She may have spent 19 long years as a journalist with leading publications but Harshikaa Udasi promises that none of those years have made her super serious. She still cracks jokes at all the wrong times. When she isn't chasing her son for homework, food and other mommy obsessions, Harshikaa runs Book Trotters Club, a reading club for children, in Mumbai.
And yes, she writes books! Her first, Kittu's Very Mad Day, was shortlisted for the MAMI Word to Screen 2017 and won the prestigious FICCI Publishing Awards 2017 for the Best Children's Book (English). She is also the author of I Absolutely Totally Instantly Have to Have a Dog and has contributed short stories to On Your Marks: The Book of Crazy Exam Stories and Flipped: Adventure Stories Ghost Stories.