Growing Up in Pandupur

Scholastic, 2017

Age Group: 9+

Welcome to Pandupur!

With its bustling marketplace and honking traffic, posh colonies and shanty towns, dam and forest, Pandupur means many things to the children who live there. Like the river Dhun that flows through it, this town teems with life…

Through Pandupur’s children, the authors weave a web of tales – life lessons in growing up. The laughter, the tears, the small unkindnesses and surprising friendships in these stories will resonate the hearts of children everywhere.


The first edition (Young Zubaan, 2010)

Interviews & Books Reviews

Growing up in Pandupur: An Anthology of Short Stories for Eight Years and Up

Post by: Sheeba Manish

Sisters Adithi and Chatura Rao have written between them the thirteen well-etched stories that make Growing up in Pandupur. The two writers with their distinctive writing voices have penned stories with children as their protagonists and supportive adults in most cases. Much like the Dhun river…

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Growing up in Pandupur by Adithi And Chatura Rao – Book Launch

Post by: Sonia Safri

So I had quite an eventful Sunday. While all of you were busy sleeping and lazying around, I was on my way to attend the book launch of Growing up in Pandupur, by authors Adithi and Chatura Rao

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At Reliance Time Out, Bangalore

At Crossword, Mumbai

At Hippocampus, Koramangala Bangalore

At JSS Sri Manjunatheshwara Central School, Dharwad, Karnataka

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