Join the girls, their cousins, and their friends as they fight dangerous pirates, capture art thieves, trap devious kidnappers and save the day through the sheer power of their wit and ingenuity MUNNA MAN & BABY LADY — THE BEGINNING BY SHAHBANO BILGRAMI Sisters Daliya and Anniyah have no idea what’s in store for them when they meet pint-sized bully Tinnay Mian on a flight from New York to Karachi. All of a sudden, they have special powers that transform them into the superheroes Munna Man and Baby Lady. Not long after their new-found gift is put to the test when they and their friends are lured on a treasure hunt that traps them in a sweet and sticky mess. MUNNA MAN & BABY LADY — THE CASE OF PIRATE SEA BY SHAHBANO BILGRAMI Who knew that a love of books could land Daliya and Anniyah into trouble? The sisters’ second adventure begins in the most unlikely of places—a library. Join them and their friends as they help meek librarian Mrs Pehlwan figure out why Karachi’s books just aren’t the same. With the assistance of Professor Uncle, the kindly fisherman, and their family, the girls’ quest for answers takes them to the high seas. MUNNA MAN & BABY LADY — THE CASE OF THE AUNTY BRIGADE BY SHAHBANO BILGRAMI The fine ladies of the Big City are in a tizzy. Why does their jewellery keep disappearing? The problem really hits home when Daliya and Anniyah’s own mother discovers her trinkets have been stolen. The girls’ investigation takes them all over, from Hirapheri Jewellers in Saddar to the fanciest houses of Karachi. This time it looks like Daliya and Anniyah are really stumped. Where are Munna Man and Baby Lady when you need them the most? MUNNA MAN & BABY LADY — MINI-MADNESS BY SHAHBANO BILGRAMI Daliya and Anniyah’s peaceful trip to Nana and Nani’s farm in Islamabad turns into madness when there is a mysterious art theft at the local gallery where their aunt works. Famous miniature painter Javed and his twins are distraught when his paintings—and his wife—disappear. The mystery thickens, like a pot of bubbling halwa, when a strange and very hungry neighbour moves in across the road. Munna Man and Baby Lady race against time to save the twins’ mother and recover those ‘mini’ paintings before the madness takes over altogether. BACHON KE DRAMAY BY SYED IMTIAZ ALI TAJ Whenever we speak of Urdu drama, the first name that comes to mind is ‘Anarkali’. It has been penned by Syed Imtiaz Ali Taj who is also well known as a writer in the field of children’s literature. The dramas presented in this book have been written for young readers. They can be apresented on the stage in school or enacted in the classroom or at home. Published in Daily Times, October 15th 2017.