Did Amma really steal a bicycle, and is it even possible to wrestle your shadow?" Did you ever wonder how your parents were as kids? Were they up to mischief? Did they get into trouble a lot? Then read these stories about a mother who tells her child about her strange and exciting adventures growing up in a village in South India. Look carefully at the beautiful illustrations... and imagine yourself in this fantastic world of midnight feasts, roving hyenas, shrieking peacocks, buzzinginsects and stolen bicycles... does it sound unbelievable? And yet... could it all be true?"