Fun in Devlok: Kama vs Yama is a children’s novel written by Devdutt Pattanaik. It is an unconventional collection of stories that will bring the devas to the innocent world of children.
Summary of the Book
Jayshree is an ardent student who always finishes her homework in time. One day, while studying, she hears hushed voices out in the garden. She goes out to see what it is and meets a strange man called Kama. Shiva had once cursed him to turn invisible. Kama makes a good impression on the little Jayshree by making pretty butterflies fly and bees buzz in her garden. He even fills it with colourful, fragrant flowers. And then, Yama appears! He believes only in working and does not like playing at all. Now Kama and Yama both want to be best friends with Jayshree. But who will Jayshree choose to be friends with in the end?
About Devdutt Pattanaik
Devdutt Pattanaik is an Indian physician, writer, illustrator, mythologist and leadership consultant. He is the author of several other books including: Myth = Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology, The Pregnant King and Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata. A graduate of Grant Medical College, Mumbai, he worked in Pharma for fourteen years before moving on to a career in writing.