Written in rhyme, the book introduces the readers to birds that they see around them like the lorikeet, owl, crow, woodpecker and many more. A must read for bird lovers!
The Giraffe who came to play is the story of little Samara whose mummy gives her a comfort toy to play with at home. When she starts school, the same comfort toy provides her an immense sense of security, as despite the new environment, she still had something familiar.
World Book Capital encourages us to think of cities in the world being lined with bookshops and libraries. Of parks being full of people waiting to narrate stories. A place where people ask “What are you reading?” instead of “How are you?”. What a beautiful world this would be, right?
“Makara Saves January” is an interesting story about seasons. The Throne of the Seasons is occupied by one month for 30 days, but King December (Paush) was so proud of his ability to freeze the entire land, that he refused to leave the throne. Princess January (Magha) was worried, and together with all the other months, she approached the legendary sea monster – Makara. Will Makara be able to convince Paush to leave the throne?
The author has seamlessly woven together multiple themes exploring the loss of a loved one, changes in the routine of a child, anxiety and starting school. The common thread running through all these themes is the power of books and how the joy of reading can give one comfort in any kind of situation.
Jasbir wanted a pet but instead his parents gave him a younger sibling! But, one fine day, a pet does walk into his room, much to his surprise! Can you guess which animal though? A buffalo! An extremely demanding buffalo.