‘Amma! Appa! Constable aiya! I found the thief!’Ammu cried.
‘You did? Who did it?’ constable aiya asked.
The illustrations are made of vegetable prints using the technique of nature printing- a kind of printing process developed in the 18th century that uses plants, animals, rocks and other natural subjects to produce an image.
The story is a case about missing vegetables- the illustration technique hopes to communicate and elevate the theme.