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Author Name: Ashrafi Antia | Format: Paperback | Genre : Children & Young Adult | Other Details

A collection of twenty fascinating short stories and poems for children featuring birds from all over the world - each with an intriguing tale to tell.  

Get ready to be impressed by Australia’s greatest mimic, the lyrebird.  Meet Akiro the ingenious Japanese crow in “The Nutcracker” and Horatio, the handsome Hummingbird. 

Learn how Drona, “The Daring Drongo” devised a defence strategy to keep his clan safe and how the Lapwing’s distinctive call in “Did you do it” taught little Jimmy a lesson in honesty.

Guess who wins the race between the Ostrich and the Giraffe and who turned out to be the best “Night Watchman”. Why is “Lucky Duck” considered lucky?

Find the answers to this and more, while taking flight with our feathered friends and enjoying their antics and adventures in this book.  Each story is a unique blend of fact and fiction which will keep young readers enthralled whilst they learn more about these delightful winged creatures.

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Ashrafi Antia

Ashrafi Antia graduated as a double gold Medallist with a B.Sc. degree in Home-science from Mount Carmel College Bangalore. Her foray into creating children’s stories began when she started making up stories for her daughter. Later, she started writing articles, stories, poems and word games which have been published extensively in the Deccan Herald newspaper’s Open Sesame children’s section and it’s School Edition for over fifteen years. She is the winner of the short story writing contest held by the World Zarathushti Chamber of Commerce in Bangalore in December 2020.Animal stories are her forte. Extremely fond of children, she has experience working with them at the nursery school level and enjoys teaching and telling them her stories. She has written over a hundred and fifty fictional short stories for kids. Her stories appeal to both youngsters and adults whose positive feedback motivated her to put together this compilation of bird stories.



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