Nayantara Noorani started writing her first novel, A Dream Come True when she was eleven. It was published a year later, taking the English reading public in the country by storm. It was not merely read avidly by children but also by quite a few grown ups, with one of them commenting “It’s a novel for childfen, but it is by no means childish.” It was widely reviewed by the Press in not just Pakistan but also India and UAE Her reviewers echoed one point that she has a flair for storytelling and a penchant for narration.Nayantara Noorani’s second novel Reflections is thematically a world apart from her maiden attempt. When circumstances compel Shoaib and his family to move to their ancestral home, Shoaib is pulled b~ck through time so that he may save all that belonged to his family. All this is made possible by a strange old mirror in his room, which ” … was a gift and would one day help out the family in dire trouble.”The I8-year old writer did her A-levels on the eve of completing her final draft of Reflections. She is currently studying for her B.B.A. (Hons.) at the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.