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Dr. Sheejakumar Koduvazhanoor weaves an interesting narrative of two children visiting their ancestral home in Kerala. A picturesque village in Kerala, the children experience a completely different life from their experiences in the United States of America. The children witness and identify what makes up their surroundings, the sky and pictures of plants, animals and birds, their sounds and food habits that they have only seen in books or conservatories. They learn about fishes that are found in fields and creaks. The various requirements for cultivating paddy, nitrogen fixing, ground water, habitat and the importance of Kaavu are some of the profound matter that explained to these children.
The pilgrimage to Kadalikkad, the relationship between the forest and rain, carbon cycle, the effects of deforestation, preservation of forests and its importance, species that live in water bodies, dams, the usage of electricity, soil erosion and other relevant topics are discussed. The book reminds us to give children awareness on nature and the beings that dwell in it, how to protect nature and be mindful towards it. This book helps learn multiple chapters in lessons of science and sociology for grade 7.