Writing, for children…


THE PRINTED WORD | Frederick Noronha Anita Pinto’s ‘Tales from Golden Goa’ was something I first came across when my now-teenage daughter Riza needed some reading material. Rather, material to-be-read-to. The fascination with which she lapped up the Goa-based stories was really heart-warming. Our own generation grew up with a scarcity of books for children. We would badger mum to pick up the few available at Varsha’s, the bookstall in Panjim then run by the father of Waman and Santosh Bhate who currently tend to it. There was another near the Shakuntala fountain in Mapusa, that mostly disappointed us and … Continue reading Writing, for children…