Thatha at School
It is Grandparents Day at school and everyone in grade 2A is excited. Everyone. Except Oviyam. She doesn’t want her dhoti-wearing Thatha (grandfather) to accompany her to school. Oviyam must find a way to prevent him from attending the event. Does she succeed? A funny endearing story of Oviyam’s embarrassment, her insecurities, and her finally dispelling the demons in her mind.
Oviyam says that her Thathi always wears a lungi. You can see in the pictures that this is a traditional type of clothing. What is a traditional type...
Play the Part
Decide which role you would like to be while reading with your child: Thatha or Oviyam. Read through the story together while playing the different r...
Spend some time together like Oviyam and her Thatha. Have a tea party or picnic together. Decide if it will be with real food, or just pretend, wher...
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