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A young girl, Tara, bored and irritated with her monotonous life wants to leave everything and run to the mountains, to never return. She feels uninspired and envious of her little brother who has everything in life she ever wanted.

One day while grazing her sheep on the hilltop, she saw something coming towards her from the clouds. It’s a flying mat that came to take her.
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Kindle Edition, 1st Edition, 73 pages
Published February 6th 2019
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Apratim Mukherjee
Feb 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a story meant for children.Reviewing these stories are always tough.So I will try my best to be a child.The story is about Tara and some magic that changes her life.But to be a perfect children's tale,it needs some pictures.Otherwise,the story would seem dull.Further, a positive point is the lucid language. I think with some pictures,the story will be a perfect one.
Priyanka Dutta
Mar 01, 2019 rated it liked it
The choice of Good or bad depends on us.
All duality originates in our minds.
It is always better to take the positive side and move on.

Hope the author comes up with more such writings.
Rubesh Gain
Feb 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow! Amazing read. Loved the concept of it with a little girl. People should read it to understand the meaning of true happiness and present is a gift.

Thank you Surabhi.
Divya Mahajan
Mar 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A very good read. Loved the simple story, the flawless writing A must read for all parents and kids
Ruchi Patel
Feb 13, 2019 rated it really liked it


⚫️ It’s a novella. Can be read in a single sitting as it’s a small book.
⚫️ Written in wonderful language.
⚫️ Plot is amazing.
⚫️ It reminded me of my childhood. I used to read such stories at bedtime. So this one made me nostalgic.
⚫️ Description of village and environment stole my heart.
⚫️ Overall I loved it.
⚫️ Definitely recommended.
Inderpreet Uppal
Feb 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a sweet, meaningful story of a little girl, Tara.
She dreams of a different world till actually finds herself in a mystical place.
I found the story very relatable, simply making us realise the importance of valuing what we have.
A small town and a young girl with big dreams.
The author has conveyed an important truth with Tara, cherish your present, it is a gift.

Even though I edited the story for Surabhi, I realised the potential of this deep, thought-provoking story.
Surabhi Sharma
Feb 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: 5-star, shortreads
Tara is a story of a girl disappointed with her life. She wants to switch her life with her brother who has everything in his life she ever wanted. She has responsibilities on her little shoulders to help her family run through days smoothly.

One day while grazing her sheep on the hilltop lying under a tree she was watching the sky. A cloud was moving against the wind and a flying mat came out of it. It was a small dot at the beginning but got bigger as it came close to where Tara was. Will she g
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DALIP
Feb 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
If You Truly Want To Relish And Enjoy This Most Beautiful & Heartwarming Tale It’s Absolutely Essential To Go Back To Being A Little Child And Then Reflect Upon It And Most Of You Are Going To Find An Instant Connect With ‘Tara’ As It Would Perhaps Bring Back Some Fond Memories From The Days Gone Bye.
There Is Quite A Bit Of ‘Tara’ In Almost Everyone Of Us That Sadly Got Left Behind In The Journey Of Life..SURABHI SHARMA Brilliantly Brings Back That Phase Of Life When As Children The Innocence An
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Roma
Feb 23, 2019 rated it liked it
Title: Tara

Author: Surabhi Sharma

Length: 73 pages

Publisher: Self published

Genre: Kids story, Fiction, Fantasy

My rating: 3/5

Summary:

The book is about a little girl named Tara and her journey to finding happiness

My take:

Downloaded this book when I saw the Freebie alert on Twitter. The story is about a girl Tara who stays in mountains and her daily chore is taking the sheeps for grazing. It shows how she abhors her life due to the monotonous routine. Somewhere you sympathise with the girl who share
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Neelam Mungekar
Apr 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Tara
Pages: 73
Author: Surabhi Sharma

‘Tara’ by Surabhi Sharma is a story of a small girl named Tara who is disappointed with her life. She constantly dreams about switching her life with her little brother who according to her has everything she ever wanted to be hers. She is small but has all the responsibilities on her shoulders to help her family run through the day to day activities smoothly. Everything was going fine until one day when she’s really disappointed with her father for not gettin
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Mariyam Hasnain
Mar 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a children’s story of a little girl named Tara. Tara is tired of her monotonous life. She hated running the household errands every day including grazing her sheep at the hilltops.
This is a cute story that kids would love to read. It has a moral at the end that’s not only for small children but for grown ups as well. I like reading this thought-provoking story. Not many authors are writing children’s stories these days and since the author has taken a brilliant step in providing some wor
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 Lagwal
Feb 11, 2019 added it
Shelves: ebook
Great story book for children 🤗
Farshana ❤️rainnbooks❤️
Mar 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle
A thought provoking tale of giving value to what we have in life. Even though on reading, I felt this to be a tale to be read to children especially at an age where every minuscule thing seems gargantuan and insurmountable, on further thoughts, Tara is each and every human in this world. It doesn't matter the age, there are only a handful among us who are satisfied with their lot in life and are content and happy. Most of us feel insufficient and unloved and what not, putting us down. Tara by Su ...more
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A beautiful book and enchanting writing, full review follow soon.
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