Mar 262021

Review: The Miracle on Sunderbaag Street

The story revolves around how a little girl, Zara, inspired by her old craft teacher from school, Miss Gappi, takes steps to revive a garden that has over the years been turned into a dump yard. Along the way, the reader is taken on an amazing journey of discovering recycling as well as looking after the environment, all of it woven together with an incredibly tender, heart touching story.

Mar 122021

Review: Ahimsa

Ahimsa by the author Supriya Kelkar is about India’s fight for Independence through the eyes of a ten year old girl, Anjali. The story revolves around Anjali’s life when her mum joined the ‘Quit India’ movement. The drastic changes in her life, the risks her parents took along with the people who were part of the movement, the peer pressure she experienced from her classmates because her parents were part of the movement and also because she treated the ‘untouchables’ like a normal human being.

Mar 112021

Review: The Storm Whale

The story is short and sweet, perfect for younger children. It teaches children about the loneliness of Noi, the friendship between Noi and the baby whale, the kindness of Noi and how Noi’s dad, who is a single parent here, juggles between work and home.

Feb 182021

Review: The Little House

It’s a story of a little house which is located in a country with beautiful fields, flowers and trees around. The house is curious about the city lights coming from a distance and longs to see what lies there. Soon there is so much of transformation due to urbanization around the house that it longs for the simple, beautiful surroundings from its past.

Jun 062019

Varjak Paw

*Award winning book Book: Varjak Paw  Author: SF Said and Dave McKean Type: Paperback Ages: 9-13 years What we like about this book: First of all it’s a very different book. In the story, Varjak…Continue Reading