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Forbidden is a heartbreaking short story set in India. Written by Anjali Tiwari, who is aged 16 at the time of publishing, Forbidden was one of four winners of Pop Up's 10th Birthday Writing Competition. This beautiful book features eleven pages of original artwork by illustrator Danica Da Silva Pereira.


For young readers age 10 and up.


Forbidden is part of the 10 Stories to Make a Difference collection: ten original illustrated stories for young readers, all inspired by the theme of Difference. The collection features a mix of well-known and emerging writers and illustrators, giving a platform to untold stories and diverse new voices. Proceeds from sales supports Pop Up's work in deprived schools, marginalised communities, and with talented aspiring and emerging writers and illustrators.

Forbidden | Anjali Tiwari and Danica Da Silva Pereira

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