Even in this age of Cartoon Network, Wii, Playstations and iPods, it seems that kids are returning to the basics of entertainment: reading. And adults have an optimistic notion that this trend will continue to grow. In light of this, Shoba Naidu released her first children’s book, On the Yeti’s Trail, on Friday at Crossword.
Shoba Naidu, who did her masters in communication and journalism and bachelor’s in education, worked in various publications in India such as the Economic Times as a journalist. Tired of writing facts, she turned to fiction.
“I wanted to write for kids for quite a while,” says Naidu. “I read a few lines in the paper a few years ago about a yeti, that’s when I got the idea and wrote the story. Though I wrote it many years ago, I got to publishing it only now,” she says.
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