Skip to main content

Book Review: The Three and It by Shobhit Malekar

Children books are super fun to read, as they are light, filled with fabulous adventure and vivid imagination. The Three and It by Shobhit Malekar is a young detective children’s novel. The fa├žade of the story introduces us to three friends: Sid, Isha, and Rishi – from the same school, living in the same neighborhood.


While bicycling around the neighborhood, their attention is arrested by a wanted poster. As they chug ahead, they find the ‘wanted man’ walking with a gunny bag in his hand. They follow him. Sid wanted to figure more about the man. Little did they realize that they are deep in the forest…and its night time?

Something happens to Isha, she is not herself. That scares Sid and Rishi, leaving her back, they ran faster in the wood. They seek shelter in a cottage and find that the man dies and a jelly-like structure pops out of his mind. They call it parasite and believe that it gets in the human body to live. That thing is strange…curiosity better gets over them. The boys begin filming and studying it. The parasite enters Sid’s body. However, it comes out from his left hand and dies instantly. It means that it attacks the weak people not the strong ones like Sid. In a strange turn of events, many jell-like parasites appear that scares the boy. They run for their life. Will the boys save themselves and their friend Isha? What’s the mystery of that parasite jelly…why is it attacking humans?

The book is quick, cute, fast, and wonderful…it can make up an engrossing bedtime detective stories for growing pre-teens especially. The book is written with elements of suspense maintained throughout. Supernatural, logical thinking, will to find out its root cause… and the cliffhanging ending…makes this novella not only readable but also adorable.

Shobhit Malekar’s narration is brilliant and it shows that he reads books to write his own book. He is a very young author. He wrote and published this book on Bribooks platform. We all can support this young author by purchasing his book, which can help him winning the Young Author Fair conducted by Bribooks.

Purchase link

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Poem Summary: Where The Mind Is Without Fear by Rabindranath Tagore

Poem by Rabindranath Tagore: Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free Where the world has not been broken up into fragments By narrow domestic walls Where words come out from the depth of truth Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way Into the dreary desert sand of dead habit Where the mind is led forward by thee Into ever-widening thought and action Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake. Short Summary: This poem is written by Rabindranath Tagore during pre-independence days, when India was a colony of the British. The underlying theme of the poem is absolute freedom; the poet wants the citizens of his country to be living in a free state. According to the poem, we see that the poet is expressing his views there should be a country, like where people live without any sort of fear and with pure dignity…they should

Book Review: The Blue Umbrella by Ruskin Bond

Among all Ruskin Bond books, The Blue Umbrella has, so far, gathered immense applaud from readers and critics alike.  This is a short novel, but the kind of moral lessons it teaches to us are simply overwhelming. This is a story of Binya, a poor little girl living with her mother and an elder brother, Bijju, in a small hilly village of Garhwal. One day while herding her two cows back home, she stumbles upon some city people enjoying the picnic in the valley. She is enthralled to see them well-groomed and rich. She craves to be one like them and among many other things of their, a blue frilly umbrella catches her attention. She begins craving for it. On the other hand, the city people get attracted by her innocent beauty and the pendant in her neck. The pendant consists of leopard’s claw – which is considered a mascot widely in the hills. Binya trades her pendant off with the blue umbrella. The blue umbrella is so much beautiful that soon it becomes a topic of conversation fo

Poem Summary: Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Ozymandias is a short poem of fourteen lines written by Percy Bysshe Shelley. The concurrent theme of the poem is that nothing remains intact and same forever in this world. Even the brightest of metal, one day decays with passage of time. The throne name of Egyptian King Ramesses is Ozymandias. It was his dearest desire to preserve himself forever by building a huge statue that he thought would never tumble down. Stanza 1: I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things, The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed; Summary: The poet narrates the poem through the eyes of a traveler who seems to have come back from a remote and far-away land, referring to Egypt. The traveler r