Mint Lounge reviews Horrid High

In a simpler world, bad teachers would be called out for what they are and punished. It’s a compelling idea and one that is at the centre of Payal Kapadia’s Horrid High, for readers aged 10 and above. Ferg Gottin, Phil Fingersmith, Fermina Filch, Mesmer Martin and...

Hindustan Times reviews Horrid High

The story of eleven year old Ferg Gottin, whose parents quite literally want to forget him, Horrid High is Payal Kapadia’s second book after the award-winning childrens’ novel Wisha Wozzariter. Much like Wozzariter, Horrid High makes an immediate...

Goodbooks.in reviews Wisha Wozzariter

Say the title of the book aloud and you have the gist of the story already. Wisha Wozzariter is a slim book that outlines the entire creative process of writing a story for young wannabe writers and those with an overload of imagination. The great thing about this...

Young India Books reviews Wisha Wozzariter

Wisha hated bad books, but she hated one thing even more: good ones. Good books always left her feeling she could do better if she were to write a book of her own. She’d put down a good book, sighing, ‘Now that’s a book I could have written.’ So this is Wisha’s...

The Book Worm reviews Wisha Wozzariter

A few weeks back, my daughter took the book with her to the Kahaani Karnival held in Mumbai and got it signed by the author. One happy kid! 🙂 What really got me interested in Wisha Wozzariter by Payal Kapadia was the premise. It was a very ‘realistic’...