I had not introduced states or Indian cities to my 5 yr old, and I’m glad that this is his first introduction to them. Orange like the Nagpur Mandarins, Brown like the Coffee Beans of Coorg. We were most excited to find that the book also had a reference to Neil’s grandparents’ city – Chandigarh! Grey like the Hornbills of Chandigarh’s Sukhna Lake!
The story is about Jagadish Chandra Bose, and how he nurtured his curiosity to know more about everything around him.
This book is about 11 year old Nimmi Daruwala who is all set to start a new class and is looking forward to the spectabulous school days ahead. But the new class started on a very BAD note. You want to know why?
The Great Escape is about Sachit who wants to escape school because it is a beautiful day outside and there is nothing exciting at school of course. Ever heard about bunking off early from school? It’s not everyone’s cup of tea but Sachit is determined.
My children are never satiated by the number of times we read a beautiful book, one non-fiction book raises the bar for questions and that leads to us getting another book! It is heart-warming when my 2-year-old who just started saying her name could say ‘Boynton’ while referring to her favourite author.
The book is an eye opener for all of us who are admirers of history and art, yet ignorant about the mysteries behind them.
Books have really helped us sail through every situation and he has built a really good vocabulary at his age (20 months) with the help of books.
The ability to express himself so well is all because of reading many books, and I’m happy to have raised an early reader.
With physical school re-starting soon, many of us are wondering how to best prepare our children for what lies ahead. Thankfully, there are many lovely books that can help us make this transition easier, which we plan on reading in the next month.
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.
A curated post on inclusive children’s books that have been incredible conversation starters on topics around the LGBTQIA+ (3-15 years)
The book is a collection of 3 short stories that revolve around tigers. I didn’t know about Sundarbans at all till I read this book but now I really want to visit the forest on one of my trips there.
There is only a couch but this couch creates magic when the little boy shares his imaginations with his Grandpa who gives wings to his imagination. The couch takes them for adventures to different parts of our country.