In the tradition of beloved children's stories Little Red Riding Hood and Three Billy Goat's Gruff, Grandma’s Great Gourd is an interactive storybook app that brings alive a folk tale from the Bengali region of South Asia. A delightful trickster tale which celebrates the keen wit and problem-solving powers of gutsy gals everywhere! 



In the tradition of Little Red Riding Hood and Three Billy Goats Gruff, discover an interactive trickster tale from South Asia, based on the award-winning picture book Grandma and the Great Gourd: A Bengali Folktale, written by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni and illustrated by Susy Pilgrim Waters.



Push Grandma through the forest and unlock the powers of 5 different gourds as you play a rollicking game inspired by the physics of force, motion, and incline!



Create a customized narration and sound effects as you experiment with literary elements such as onomatopoeia and alliteration in our Story Studio.


Take a field trip to Grandma’s world to discover the food, art, language, clothing, and wildlife of South Asia through a series of inApp videos..