Dreams and decisions

Flying with Grandpa by Madhuri Kamat. Published in 2018 by Duckbill Books, 72, Oyster Operaa, 35/36, Gangai Street, Kalakshetra Colony, Besant Nagar, Madras 600090; email:; website: Pp: 74. Price: Rs 199. ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Madhuri Kamat’s Flying with Grandpa is a charming story for young readers beautifully illustrated by Niloufer Wadia. It centers around a young boy, Xerxes Noshir Wadia, who is probably aged seven or nine as he is just about to have his navjote and who lives with his parents and his beloved mamavaji (maternal grandfather). The men of the family are easygoing and fun loving, but Xerxes’s mother......

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