Not Now, Not Now! : “Not Now, Not Now!” by Rohini NIlekani is a heart-warming story. It introduces a young boy who seems to be close to tears. He has asked just about everyone about so many things but has been denied repeatedly. He has asked his lovely Ajji, his ma and even papa about eating ladoos, wearing new clothes and if he could play outside but was told ‘Not Now!’. Frustrated the young boy who hasn’t been able to do anything he wants to falls asleep still upset. But why would the people who love him so much say no? Do they not love him? The story unfolds to reveal the answers to all the questions.