How the Sea Became Salty – By Sudha Murthy
A long, long time ago, seawater was sweet and drinkable. How it became salty is a remarkable story. India’s favourite storyteller brings alive this timeless tale with her inimitable wit and simplicity. Dotted with charming illustrations, this gorgeous chapter book is the ideal introduction for beginners to the world of Sudha Murty.
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It’s a story from a long time ago. Set in a time when salt water was supposedly sweet and indeed drinkable.
The little one by my side wondered aloud about such a possibility, as she held the book tightly in her hands. Seeking answers she plunged into the book, taking it forward page by page and line by line. How the Sea Became Salty by Sudha Murty is a remarkable story of magic, wonder and wit. Aimed to bring in a magical element in storytelling, this timeless tale is a worthy read for every young reader
Brought out by Puffin, this is an illustrated chapter book. It is the first in the series of such books by Sudha Murty, for Puffin. The author isn’t a new name though in the world of writing. Her earlier titles for children include The Magic Drum And Other Favourite Stories, The Magic Of The Lost Temple, The Man From The Egg and Grandma’s Bag Of Stories.