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The Power Of Make - Believe : Parenting Through Pretend Play, By Shouger Merchant Doshi

Penguin Random House

The Power of Make-Believe is a book that every parent must have, particularly after persevering through the Covid-19 crisis’


The Power of Make-Believe hits home with my personal parenting principles’


‘The importance of pretend play in building essential life skills in kids cannot be stressed enough; a must-read for every parent!’ – RIDDHIMA KAPOOR SAHNI

ABOUT THE BOOK: Parents today are too caught up in the rat race of ‘perfect’ parenting. In trying to ensure that their children are all-rounders and have an edge over their peers, parents forget to ask themselves an important question: What kind of life-skills can I inculcate during my child’s early development that will propel them towards a successful future? The Power of Make- Believe addresses this question. This well researched book outlines that pretend play and purposeful discussions with parents accords children the gift of vocabulary and creativity that

leads to effective communication skills, something that will benefit them throughout their life and career. With over sixty DIY pretend play activities, ten vocabulary enhancing ideas and several children’s book recommendations-based on topical concerns to spark a conversation and help understanding of worldly concepts in a constructive yet fun way-Merchant Doshi offers superb educational entertainment; a way to foster the overall development of children while they have heaps of fun with their parents!


Shouger Merchant Doshi is the founder of The Story Merchants and The Pinwheel Project.

26th August 2021 | Penguin | Paperback | Rs 399 | 256pp Publicity Queries: Ahana Singh |

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