Daddies that are Mummies…mummies that eat Daddies…shrimps that could knock you out with one punch…touch-me-not frogs…a wildcat that hypnotizes with its ears and brings down flying birds…gluttons that eat themselves up…non-vegetarian plants…bottoms-up babies that parasail around the world – meet and share the adventures of all these weird and wacky creatures in the wonderful mummy-eat-daddy world of nature’s bizarre!
About the author :
Ranjit Lal is the author of over 30 books fiction and non-fiction for children and adults who are children. His abiding interest in natural history, birds, animals and insects is reflected in many of his books The Crow Chronicles, The Life and Times of Altu Faltu, The Small Tigers of Shergarh; Bambi, Chops and Wag; Birds from My Windo; The Birds of Delhi; Wild City etc.
His book, Faces in the Water won the Crossword Award for Children’s Writing 2010 and the Ladli National Media Award for Gender Sensitivity 2012.
As a journalist he has had well over 1500 articles and photo-features published in the national and international press and currently has a column – Down in Jungleland – in the Indian Express 'Eye'.
His other interests include photography, automobiles, reading and cooking. He lives in Delhi.
Table Of Contents
Cat amongst the pigeons
How weird is that?
The beastie and the beauty
Poison dart peril
The little spiderling parasailing club
The smartest of them all
The war of the ants
Whatever happened to papa
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