Jamlo Walks 🏆

Author: Samina Mishra Illustrator: Tarique Aziz Publisher: Puffin Books About the book: The world has stood still. The streets lie empty and schools are closed. All work has dried up and people keep whispering the word ‘corona’ all the time. Jamlo walks down a long and hot road, alongside hundreds of other men and women […]

Paati’s Rasam

Author: Janaki Sabesh, Dhwani Sabesh Illustrator: Pallavi Jain Storyboard by: Vaijayanthi Publisher: Karadi Tales About the book: Malli loved weekends with her Paati. The head massages, the hugs, the engrossing stories, and most importantly, Paati’s delicious, piping-hot rasam. But then, one day, everything changed. And Malli’s world became dark and colourless. No more warm hugs, […]

Bumoni’s Banana Trees 🏆

Author: Mita Bordoloi Illustrator: Tarique Aziz Publisher: Tulika Publishers About the book: Bumoni’s big backyard, just outside the Kaziranga National Park, is bursting with banana trees. But one night, a herd of wild elephants crosses the river, discovers the trees, and gorges on them. What will Bumoni’s family do now?

Ikru’s First Day of School

Author: Sunaina Coelho Illustrator: Sunaina Coelho Publisher: Pratham Books About the book: What will Ikru’s very first day at school be like? This heartwarming, wordless book brings alive the unexpected delights and quiet fears of a child’s first experience of going to school.