The Magical World of Pictures and Stories: In Conversation with Thomas Taylor

Having begun his career as an illustrator whose debut project was the cover art for the immensely popular Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Thomas Taylor showcased his writing prowess through his first novel Malamander. Malamander, the first book in the The Eerie-on-Sea Mysteries, was an instant hit with kids, parents, teachers and librarians who […]

Engaging Deeply with Books

The NLF Reading Challenge 2022 brought together 10 to 13-year-old book lovers from around the country in a bid to not only get them to read more, but also to read better. Through author sessions, writing prompts and book discussions led by reading guides who oversee children’s reading, we hope to encourage children to read […]

Readers Review When We Got Lost in Dreamland


We invited young readers to share their thoughts on the books they liked the most from the NLF Reading Challenge 2022 list. Here is what two book lovers from Grade 4 had to say about Ross Welford’s latest book When We Got Lost in Dreamland.  Weda Ganesh from Neev Academy, Bengaluru writes: “When We Got […]