Books about the man who knew infinity – Srinivasa Ramanujan

Books about the man who knew infinity – Srinivasa Ramanujan

National Mathematics Day is celebrated on December 22 every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s famous mathematician Srinivasa Iyengar Ramanujan. Srinivasa Ramanujan, who is also known as the ‘man who knew infinity’, did not receive any formal education in Mathematics but made important contributions to the field of mathematics. The mathematical genius made an in-depth analysis in order to solve mathematical problems using new ideas and concepts. His genius has been regarded by mathematicians…

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Our Favourite Christmas Quotes from Children’s Literature

Our Favourite Christmas Quotes from Children’s Literature

Christmas and books go hand in hand. What better time than now to gift and read books? Here’s a list of favorite quotes from children’s literature that would help you decide in favour of these books!

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STEAM with Snowflakes – DIY Snowflakes and 5 Fun STEAM Activities

STEAM with Snowflakes – DIY Snowflakes and 5 Fun STEAM Activities

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash It’s winter! Though many of us may not live in parts where it does not snow, this is a good time to introduce your children to the magic of snowflakes.  Snowflakes are intricate crystalline structures with patterns that are beautiful and fascinating. And what’s more, snowflakes are a great example of Math in nature!! Cool Math Facts about Snowflakes  Did you know these Cool Math Facts about Snowflakes? [Source: mathnasium.com] Snowflakes have six…

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Poignant Children’s Books Featuring Characters With Disabilities

Poignant Children’s Books Featuring Characters With Disabilities

Children’s books play a pivotal role in shaping early thoughts, beliefs, and perceptions. Books that feature characters with disabilities help children with disabilities understand that having a disability, even though life-altering, needn’t make them feel any lesser; different maybe but not lesser! And NO! Books with characters who have disabilities are not for children with disabilities alone! It is a must-read for ALL children. When children read about the diverse characters – their disabilities, the strengths…

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Sparking a change – PARI Series books by Karadi Tales

Sparking a change – PARI Series books by Karadi Tales

Publisher: Karadi Tales (Imprint – Minmini Reads) Book Series: PARI Series Author(s): Priti David, Nivedha Ganesh, Subuhi Jiwani, Aparna Karthikeyan, Vishaka George Cover Design: Tanvi Parulkar For Ages: 10-15 Type:  Chapter Book Format: Paperback Price: ₹200 each Many stories are told of adventures and magic, history, and mythology. Of people and animals, and of life in the mountains and jungles, cities and villages. Some of these stories are made-up while others are based on real-life…

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Divine nine – Navadurga – The nine forms of the Goddess

Divine nine – Navadurga – The nine forms of the Goddess

Author: Nalini Ramachandran Illustrator: Priyanka Pachpande Publisher: Penguin India – Puffin Length: 96 Pages For Ages: 7+ Type:  Picture Book Format: Paperback Price: ₹299 Navaratri is celebrated with great fervor all over India in myriad ways. The festival of 9 days and 9 nights celebrates goddesses and their glory. The Goddess Durga is worshipped in 9 different and unique forms on each of the 9 days as – Shailaputri, Brahmacharini, Chandraghanta, Kushmanda, Skandamata, Katyayani, Kaalratri,…

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Origami for children – Mani”fold” Benefits and Startup Guide to Origami

Origami for children – Mani”fold” Benefits and Startup Guide to Origami

Photo by Dirk Ribbler on Unsplash Who does not love the magic and excitement of turning a piece of paper into something useful or a toy or a lovely decor item? Origami is the most exciting of all papercrafts. Origami is a captivating craft – all it requires is one square of paper that can be turned into so many things. No scissors or glue required! Origami is not just fun but has immense educational and…

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Dive right in – The Incredible History of the Indian Ocean by Sanjeev Sanyal

Dive right in – The Incredible History of the Indian Ocean by Sanjeev Sanyal

Author: Sanjeev Sanyal Illustrator: Nikhil Gulati Publisher: Penguin India – Puffin Length: 250 Pages For Ages: 12+ Format: Paperback Price: ₹250 We all study history in school. We learn about emperors and rulers, freedom fighters, invasions, and other events that talk about all that transpired in our country (or around the world).  But do you know about how the first humans came to what we call India now? Do you know about the important role…

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The Stories are out of the bag – Grandparents’ Bag of Stories – Book Review

The Stories are out of the bag – Grandparents’ Bag of Stories – Book Review

Grandparents’ Bag of Stories by Sudha Murthy Author: Sudha Murthy Illustrator: Priya Kurien Publisher: Penguin India – Puffin Length: 240 Pages For Ages: 6+ Type:  Chapter Book (Short stories) Format: Paperback Price: ₹250 Yes, you read that right. Not Grandma’s Bag of Stories. It’s Grandparents’ Bag of Stories – a sequel to Grandma’s Bag of Stories, written by the versatile children’s author Mrs. Sudha Murthy. Well, need I say more? This book is filled with…

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