Little Malathi wants to run after hens and chicks and catch the ripe yellow mangoes as they fall but how can she, on a wheelchair? She grows up to show that she can do much, much more! Moments and experiences from the remarkable life of disabled athlete Malathi Holla, told simply and sensitively, bring out her determination and untiring spirit. The energetic illustrations are full of warmth and cheer.
Sowmya Rajendran has published several books for children across age groups. She has an MA in Gender Studies from the University of Sussex and frequently writes on gender-related issues on her blog and other platforms. She's a columnist with the school edition of the New Indian Express and also writes for Sify Movies. Sowmya lives in Pune with her family. This is her first book for adults.