Milky Way

21,000+ Reviews has the highest-rated customer service of any bookstore in the world
Product Details
Yali Books
Publish Date
8.5 X 8.5 X 0.11 inches | 0.28 pounds

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate
About the Author
Mamta Nainy is a writer based in New Delhi who has authored over thirty books for children. Many of her works have gone on to win national and international recognition. Mamta also works as a literary translator, translating primarily from English to Hindi, with several published works of translations. She loves clambering around old caves, exploring lesser-known monuments, and spending time at museums. Her favorite place to be, however, is in the middle of a book.
Siddhartha Tripathi, an alumnus of La Martiniere College, Lucknow, completed his graduation in Animation Film Design from India's premier design institute, the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. Over the years, he has worked as a storyteller, illustrator and animator with a wide range of clients including Virgin Comics, Katha publications, Amar Chitra katha, agencies such as Co-Design, Grey Worldwide and others such as Fox Traveller India, Smirnoff, Time-out, NID Publications, just to name a few. An avid traveler, he spends time working on his projects from Lucknow, Dharamshala and Ahmedabad. Currently working on a couple of animation short-films, illustrated books, exhibitions, he loves to teach and takes out time to work on his paintings and illustrations. His work can be found at

"Charming, stylized illustrations bring saturated color to a story of the waxing and waning moon, set in a northern region of India bordering Tibet." - School Library Journal

"... so much richer because the story is set in such a unique location." - The Loud Library Lady, PK-12 School Librarian

"... would work well in a classroom science unit as an example of bridging science and culture." - Read It Real Good

"... speaks to the universal curiosity and wonder shared by all children about the world around them." - Books For Diversity