This book is about Lakshmi – The Goddess of wealth & prosperity and the traditions of Lakshmi Puja.
The book is about the sinking of the supertanker, the Amoco Cadiz, that sank off the coast of Brittany in France in March 1978, spilling 227000 tonnes of oil into the ocean. The story is narrated from the point of view of a little child, Yann, who belongs to a fisherman’s family.
I’m amazed at how lovely and beautiful this book is. It manages to be funny, and provides age appropriate information about menstruation without providing too much information which would either make the child or the parents uncomfortable.
This book talks about ten different, driven, and determined people who protest and fight for human rights and help the weaker sections of society to live with dignity. These are heroes of our country without capes.
It’s a stunning book that talks about a momentous event in history; the first step on the Moon. You must be wondering what’s so unique. The story is told from the eye of a young girl. June is waiting for her baby brother’s little steps to land whereas everyone else in the world is waiting for the astronauts to walk on the Moon.
If you have a baby or toddler who is ridiculously good at ripping apart books or mouthing them, these tips might help!!!
These Usborne Beginners books are perfect books to dive into a topic in greater depth and get introduced to some amazing facts. The photographs are comparable to National Geographic, and the text is very age appropriate to be read out to 3.5 years+, excellent for kids who are just beginning to read independently.
We were gifted a version of the Mahabharata. The book looked a bit old school and while big print, it was still quite a lot of text. 108 pages of text! I didn’t expect my 4.5 year old to take to it, but oh was I surprised. He didn’t just enjoy it, instead he has delved into the subject as if he’s preparing for a kiddies doctoral thesis.
Meera unfortunately and obviously had no say in this misogynistic practice of forced child marriage and abides by the orders that she had been given. She moves in with her in-laws and husband at the tender age of thirteen.
Pickle Yolk Books have award winning and incredibly beautiful picture books for 3-7yrs. Each one of them is unique – from the topic/issue the author chooses to address, to the unparalleled illustrations, to the directness and candidness, to the subtle nuances. We strongly feel that every parent who is raising a sensitive and kind child must ensure at least a few (if not all!) of these enchanting books are included in the home library.
The night monster is such a great book to address the fear of dark. We ended up drawing our own night monsters and then we put them inside a locked box. We have written to the night monster and are waiting for his reply!
Very very often we get queries about books on bugs and insects. That’s because most kids are fascinated with all sorts of bugs! So we have curated a list of books on all things creepy-crawly…Continue Reading
Mira is a bubbly eight year old girl who is normally quite talkative but is very scared to speak in front of an audience.
She said aunty I will also become a watchman when I grow up. I started laughing at her and told her girls can’t be watch’man’. I had never heard or seen a watchlady.