The Dot That Went for a Walk

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 4 customer ratings
(4 customer reviews)

A Dot That Went for a Walk is a compilation of 51 short stories about women from varied backgrounds who have pioneered or left an impact in their respective fields.



A children’s book with 51 illustrated stories that celebrate extraordinary women from India including artists and scientists, healers and entrepreneurs, politicians and rocket women of India, women in sports and a commando trainer, ‘The Dot That Went for a Walk’ is a stunning juxtaposition of circumstance and grit creating a thrilling sense of possibility. The book is illustrated with original art by female artists from all over the nation. Each woman’s story is written in the style of a fairy tale except these women have been their own knights in shining armour.

This Book Features:

  • 51 Indian women role models who paved paths when none existed. Together they tell the story of the last 200 years of the country starting with the story of a warrior who fought against colonialism to the story of a MIG fighter pilot defending her country.
  • 51 unique artworks in diverse mediums of art by 51 women artists.
  • 51 stories written by 10 different writers, some as young as 12.
  • 12 Activity pages – Writing and drawing exercises, memory exercises, quizzes, scrapbook pages.
  • Sticker page with peel off stamps of all artworks featured in the book.


  1. 5 out of 5

    Meena Christopher

    “I purchased this for my two nieces, age 8 and 5. They really enjoy it. We all enjoy the artwork, and I’ve found myself reading some of the stories on my own.”

  2. 5 out of 5


    “As a mother of a five-year-old, I do a lot of reading aloud. This is our new favorite book! She is rapt through reading after reading, and I really like it myself. “

  3. 5 out of 5

    Shashi Deshpande

    The book is absolutely wonderful! My children and I enjoyed it immensely and the artwork and stories are very simple and spread a great message.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Isha Mehta

    Absolutely loved the book and would recommend it my friends as well.

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Each story is truly a treasure. This is a perfect gift for any young reader.

Archana Khanna

Goosebumps! Pride! Inspiration!


I know that every girl out there will connect and love at least one of our role models.

Moksha Davaloor

Every single one of these stories is so entertaining and inspiring. When the next generation of girls read and hear them, it will ensure that the stories we hear from them in the future will be doubly inspiring, and lead to a more inclusive and kind world-view.

Aditi Mittal