Seven-year-old’s writing hobby takes to the skies today

History shows you don’t have to be old to write a book.

Anne Frank, whose diary about the Nazi invasion of Netherlands has been translated into more than 60 languages and made its way into our history classes. Dorothy Straight was all but four when she penned How the World Began, for her grandmother in 1962, and Daisy Ashford who earned fame for The Young Visitors when she was nine. Meanwhile, in the city, seven-year-old Vaimitra Chandrashekar is all set for the launch of her first book Take a Break, at Odyssey, Adyar, today.

Visibly excited about the event, she say, “I have poems on flowers, strawberries, cats and a rat and many stories about different situations,” she gushes. “My book will have 10 stories and seven poems.”........................Read more


Source: The New Indian Express

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