The Dwarf, the Girl and the Holy Goat

Author: Cordis Paldano Publisher: Hachette India About the book: A poor girl, a kind dwarf and a beloved goat – not to forget a gangster politician – meet in an action-packed tale of friendship and courage Charlie the dwarf stops to console a girl crying by the roadside – and from there begins a friendship […]

The Curious Case of the Sweet and Spicy Sweetshop

Author: Nandini Nayar Publisher: Puffin About the Book: Making and selling sweets day after day is the life of Vishnudas Mithaiwala, the owner of The Sweet and Spicy Sweetshop. However, when Laddoo appears at his doorstep one night, claiming to be his estranged sister Revati’s son, Vishnu’s life is thrown into confusion. More craziness ensues […]

The Cloudfarers

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Author: Stephen Alter Publisher: Puffin About the book: Those footprints tell us of our origins, recalling the first Cloudfarers who came to earth, exiled from the sky. ‘ Paramount Academy is nothing short of a prison. As Kip comes to terms with this awful military-style school, he makes new friends who have a terrible secret: […]

Painters Potters Cooks and Kings

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Author: Subhadra Sen Gupta Publisher: Scholastic  About the book: Travel back in time and meet King Ashoka, Emperor Akbar, King Krishna Deva Raya, Princess Jahanara and other unforgettable people from Indian history. A dose of history, a dash of mystery and a dollop of adventure—find all of this in one brilliant collection.

Jwala Kumar and the Gift of Fire: Adventures in Champak Bagh

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Author: Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar Publisher : Speaking Tiger Publishing Private Limited About the book: Is Jwala Kumar a bird? A bat? A chameleon? Or is he something no one has ever seen before? And did he really just fall out of the sky into Champakbagh?Mohan Chandar lives with his wife and three children in the […]

Ahimsa 🏆

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Author: Supriya Kelkar Publisher: Scholastic India  About the book: New Visions Award Winner! Can one girl make a difference in the destiny of a nation? It is 1942 and 10-year-old Anjali’s mother has joined India’s freedom struggle. Anjali gets unwillingly involved in the turmoil. She has to give up her biases against the Dalit community, […]

Flying with Grandpa

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Author: Madhuri Kamat Publisher: Duckbill Books and Publications Pvt Ltd Illustrator: Niloufer Wadia  About the book: We need to take him out of here. Xerxes will never grow up with Mamavaji around. ‘Xerxes’ mother wants him to be like JRD Tata, but all Xerxes wants is to be like his Grandpa – his beloved Mamavaji. […]

The Rise of the Midnight King

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Author: Olivier Lafont Publisher: Speaking Tiger Publishing Private Limited About the book: In the shadow of the Himalayas, a fantastic saga has begun. With zombie clowns, flying gods, exotic animals and a curious bunch of children who refuse to be defeated… Every summer, twins Shari and Tal Kandhari, sisters Iti and Trikaya Pillai, and Safir […]

Nadya

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Author: Debasmita Dasgupta Publisher: Scholastic India About the book: Thirteen-year-old Nadya lives a happy, carefree life nurtured by the love of her parents and the home they have built together. But, one day, things start to fall apart, which eventually leads to her parents’ separation. Heartbroken and distraught, Nadya can’t believe that her father would […]

Flyaway Boy

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Author: Jane De Suza Publisher: Puffin About the book: Kabir doesn’t fit in. Not in the wintry hill town he lives in, and not in his school, where the lines are always straight. Backed into a corner with no way out, Kabir vanishes. With every adult’s nightmare now coming true, finding this flyaway boy will […]