When Noorie’s sister, Zoya, dies, Noorie’s world grows silent. Zoya is gone forever. But Mummy keeps telling silly lies that Zoya will always be around. And Zoya’s best friend, Dhara, just won’t leave Noorie alone. Richa Jha’s spare text keeps this tale poignant, believable, and full of hope. Gautam Benegal evokes the sisters’ warmth and Noorie’s grief.