Author: Venita Coelho Publisher: Scholastic  About the book: An explosion brings down the orphanage that is home to Battees. Buried in the debris, he realises that something impossible has happened. Someone has got inside his head. It’s Goongi who cannot speak. Battees identifies the terrorist who blew up the orphanage and he obviously wants the […]

The Big thoughts of Little Luv

Author: Karan Johar  Illustrator: Priya Kuriyan Publisher: Juggernaut About the book: A WONDERFUL STORY THAT WILL ENTERTAIN YOUR CHILD AND MIGHT GET YOU THINKING TOO! Luv is exactly like his twin sister, Kusha. They have the same coloured hair and eyes. They are as tall as each other. Even their poo-poo looks the same. But […]

Thatha’s Pumpkin


Author: Lalita lyer Illustrator: Proiti Roy  Publisher: Karadi Tales About the book: What do you do with a pumpkin that’s bigger than your head and barely fits on your table? Tia’s Thatha is very proud of his pumpkin, for he grew it all by himself, like magic! Now it’s Tia’s job to find homes for […]

Cat, Come Back


Author: Lavanya Karthik  Illustrated By: Ayeshe Sadr and Ishaan Dasgupta Publisher: Karadi Tales About the book: Author Lavanya Karthik in verse, Cat, Come Back! enlists the reader on a mission to find a cheeky, wandering pet. Artists Ayeshe Sadr and Ishaan Dasgupta use stunning illustrations and an accordion-style format that goes all around the world […]

Cat’s Diwali


Author: Sarah H Paul Illustrated By: Urvashi Dubey Publisher: Daffodil Lane Books About the book: Cat is the furry family member of an Indian home. She is just like any other cat – she likes to eat, play and make a mess. But what changes for Cat on Diwali? Can she go about her day […]

Ammu and The Sparrows 🏆


Author: Vinitha R Illustrator: Jayesh Sivan  Publisher: Pratham Books About the book: Ammu spends his days with Ammamma. He feeds the birds and waits to see if Amma and Accha sparrow will come visit.

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.