Cyrus is a curious child, with questions about everything – the Why’s surround his family members and teachers. Not everyone is amused by his relentless questions, with some of his teachers sending him to the naughty corner and friends making fun of him, calling him “Cyrus the Whyrus”.
This book is inspired by a lawyer, Afroz Shah, whose determination could transform Mumbai’s Versova beach back into a serene spot.
Set in old Bombay during the Ganpati festival, Pari is looking for one perfect click. She sets out with her friend Parvez, hauling her enormous Rolleiflex camera that had only 10 photos left, in search of that perfect festival pic to earn one rupee.
Ramanujan is part of the “Great Minds at Work” series from Duckbill. It shows a year in the re-imagined world of Srinivasa Ramanujan. Punny, and filled with riddles, this will delight your kid, regardless of whether they are averse or keen towards the subject.
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.
A heartwarming story set in a school backdrop, this book talks about inclusion without actually talking about it. It is about a boy named Raghav, who is dyslexic (but not diagnosed). Since Raghav couldn’t read or write like his classmates, he gets bullied.