Valli and Ramesh live under a cloud of fear because of their father, who has a frightening temper. Will things ever change for them? A story about domestic violence, grit and hope.
Illustrator: Aindri Chakroborty
Published by Storyweaver (Pratham Books)
For children 8+ years
Asha Speaks: “My book, Behind the Lie, is now up on Pratham Books’ digital platform StoryWeaver. The print version will be out later this year.
This story on the complex issue of Domestic Violence is for child readers. It’s also ideal for use in schools to start conversations in the classroom on this problem and has been powerfully and sensitively illustrated.”