Jamlo Walks

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‘Jamlo Walks’ is a book about what the sudden lockdown did to the people of India, particularly the young. The main character of this book is 12-year-old Jamlo Makdam. She walks down a long road in the hot sun along with hundreds of other migrant workers and their families. Jamlo keeps walking and wondering about the world, which she thinks needs to be more kind and fair. This book discusses the impact of the lockdown on migrant labourers and children.

Written by Samina Mishra
Illustrated by Tarique Aziz
Recommended Age: 7+ years
Published by Penguin India
Available on Amazon.in