7 Books to Introduce Nelson Mandela to Children

7 Books to Introduce Nelson Mandela to Children

Nelson Mandela International Day 2018 marks what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100 birthday. He was born on July 18, 1918. The Centenary is a time to reflect on his life and legacy and to follow his call for world peace. On this occasion, we showcase to you some books about him that you can use to introduce his life to children.

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All about Malala Yousafzai for Children

All about Malala Yousafzai for Children

Malala Yousafzai has been an inspiration for all! An activist for education, she started to speak out for girls’ rights at the age of 11, when the Taliban banned girls from going to school in the Swat Valley in Pakistan. Malala was shot by the Taliban when she was 15 for speaking out in favour of a girl’s right to an education. She survived this brutal attack and has emerged as a very powerful voice for social justice in the world. Education is the future and that one child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world – that’s her strong belief.

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KidEngage Reads: The Mysterious Lovables by Katie Bagli

KidEngage Reads: The Mysterious Lovables by Katie Bagli

Children love animals, and animals love children. And if you look from their eyes, all you see is a playmate, ready to hop and jump with them. The concept of an animal being scary, or ugly or to-be-held-at-an-arm’s-distance is totally alien to the children. And so, it makes sense to introduce them to this fascinating world in the formative years. This would ensure a bond that will last for a lifetime! And this is exactly…

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Read your blues away – 5 Books that will help your child ease into back to school routine

Read your blues away – 5 Books that will help your child ease into back to school routine

Yes, its that time of year again! A new class, curriculum, friends and in many cases a different school altogether. So, getting back to the choc- a- bloc routine of the school after the long summer holidays can cause some serious blues to even the happiest of the lot. Sometimes, reading about characters who are of the same age group and are going through similar experiences of settling back in school can help ease the whole process for your child. Here are a few books we recommend your child should read once school begins and these will also help you start a discussion with your child about settling back into the school routine.

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9 Books that will make your child want to play Outdoors!!

9 Books that will make your child want to play Outdoors!!

Oh the woes of kids these days! They are always cooped up inside by over-protective parents. Plus they have to beat the several temptations that the gadgets have to offer. Your guess is good as ours then, that kids hardly spend any time outdoors. Need more help? Then KidEngage is here to your rescue.We have curated a list of awesome books for the kids. Just click on the titles and you can buy them from our online book store.

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13 Lesser Known, but Brilliant Books by Eric Carle

13 Lesser Known, but Brilliant Books by Eric Carle

Eric Carle – Hear this name and the first thing that you think of is The Very Hungry Caterpillar! He is the man behind some of the world’s most wonderfully illustrated children’s picture books. His striking illustrations are collages made with hand-painted tissue papers, a technique many children enjoy replicating. Here is a list of 13 brilliant books for the very young, also written and illustrated by Eric Carle!

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10 must-read Children’s Books by Eric Carle

10 must-read Children’s Books by Eric Carle

Eric Carle is a well-known author and illustrator of many innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 25 languages and sold over 12 million copies. Eric Carle has illustrated more than 70 books, many bestsellers, most of which he also wrote. Here is a list of 10 Must-Read books written and illustrated by him.

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Book Review: The Curious Case of The Sweet and Spicy Sweetshop

Book Review: The Curious Case of The Sweet and Spicy Sweetshop

What happens in a sleepy, rainy small town somewhere in India? Nothing much, you’d say. What if a there’s a sweetshop with sweets named coconut apple rolls and jamun barfi? Gets interesting, isn’t it? What if there were ghosts too? This gets curious. And now, throw in two kids who land up at the sweetmaker’s house, each claiming to be the offspring of his estranged sister. Perfect recipe for a delicious, nail-biting thriller, that’s as tempting as the sweets in the story.

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Of Sweets and Ghosts – A conversation with Nandini Nayar

Of Sweets and Ghosts – A conversation with Nandini Nayar

Award-winning children’s author Nandini Nayar is back with her new book “The Curious Case of Sweet and Spicy Sweetshop” by Puffin, and Team KidEngage got a sneak preview of the book. While the review of the book (which looks gorgeous, BTW) is on its way, we couldn’t resist a chance to ask Nandini a few questions about the book in particular, and reading, writing and stories in general.

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16 Books about Environment, Pollution and Conservation

16 Books about Environment, Pollution and Conservation

June 5th is celebrated as #WorldEnvironmentDay. This day is meant to spread messages about how we can protect our environment and do our little bit to get the world to become greener and a better place to live for our future generations! It’s never too early to teach little ones about nature and the things they can do to protect the environment. Here is a list of books which connect us with the environment and how we can save it from further deterioration!

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