Lavanya Karthik

Middle Grade Fiction

Mango Books

Twelve-year-old Apoorva Joshi has been asked to keep a diary. She agrees on the condition that she will only write about the twelve special meals that she eats over the next few months. Soon, however, Apoorva is chronicling not only the best meals she has eaten, but her constantly changing equations with the people around her.

Formulas, equations, lists and reasons crowd Apoorva’s Fat Diary, making it an honest and hilarious read.

Suitable for: 9+ years, Confident Readers



Awards & Recognitions

  • Apoorva’s Fat Diary was on the Best of Indian Children’s Writing 2019.
  • Apoorva’s Fat Diary was judged the Most Popular Book by children who read it as part of the Leading Reading Schools of India 2016.

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