Cover of the book What Maya Saw; Shabnam Minwalla Cover of the book What Maya Saw; Shabnam MinwallaMaya, all of 15, wanted to be like the popular girls in school. What Maya Saw (Rs 299, Harper Collins) couples fantasy with realism, which has become Shabnam Minwalla’s forte. “I want to tell my young readers that there is as much magic and adventure in Mumbai as anywhere else. When it completed 140 years in 2009, she wrote a book, for the college, on its history, and her research has also infiltrated into What Maya Saw. “It is this willingness to believe in magic that helps them to fight and win their battles.
Source: Indian Express January 12, 2018 19:12 UTC