O-Ley! 5 Delightful Books that transport you to Ladakh

O-Ley! 5 Delightful Books that transport you to Ladakh

Clear-blue skies, snow-covered mountains, crystal-clear waters; Ladakh is a great holiday destination. But now is not a time we can go on a holiday! Well, yes. You may not be able to go to Ladakh in person, but you can travel to Ladakh by just sitting on your couch. Journey to the roof of the world with your children with these enthralling books set in one of India’s most splendid destinations. O-Ley! 5 Delightful Books that…

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Worth your salt – Children’s Books about Money & Finance

Worth your salt – Children’s Books about Money & Finance

Hit the jackpot by wrapping money lessons into stories Financial literacy is as important for children as it is for adults. Children who are taught to manage their finances from an early life have better chances at a financially secure future. Teaching your kids to be financially literate helps them understand how to manage money as they grow. Wise spending becomes a habit, and this is very important. Many children know a few basic things about…

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The Long Road Home – A Book You Must Read

The Long Road Home – A Book You Must Read

We are delighted and proud to present ‘The Long Road Home – Stories and Poems’, the first anthology of the winning entries from KidEngage Writing Competition 2019.

This anthology of short stories and poems show a window into the creative world of India’s best young writers and poets. The stories and poems cover a wide range of themes – from the stark tales of struggle against climate change to a fantasy world in a dystopian future, from the ‘coming-of-age’ lessons being learned, to comical absurdity.

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24 Must-Read Books by Julia Donaldson for toddlers

24 Must-Read Books by Julia Donaldson for toddlers

Julia Donaldson needs no introduction! Bedtime, for many children, involves or involved reading her stories and she is a steady favorite for many families. Julia Donaldson’s books are a pleasure to read are known for their adorable characters and rhyming words. Children who read her books are eager to finish the lines in the story with enthusiasm and glee! The plots of her stories are interesting and easy enough for toddlers to understand and enjoy…

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Making history from the ground up – Unearthed – Book Review

Making history from the ground up – Unearthed – Book Review

Unearthed – The Environmental History of Independent India Age Group: 7+ Author: Meghaa Gupta Illustrator: Aditi Shastry No.of pages: 228 Type: Non-fiction – Chapter Book Format: Paperback Price: INR 299 Published By: Puffin Books   History helps us understand people and societies and portrays to us a detailed picture of how society, technology, and governments worked in the times before now. We have all read about the history of India – the places, rulers, government, heritage, and even…

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20 Razztwizzling-ly brilliant words invented by Roald Dahl

20 Razztwizzling-ly brilliant words invented by Roald Dahl

No one knows how to spin a yarn like Roald Dahl!  He was the master of colourful characters and spellbinding stories and his splendiferous imagination was responsible for some of the greatest children’s books of our times. Did you know Roald Dahl invented 500 words and character names, from the Oompa-Loompas, Rumpledumpus, Skillywiggler, Uckyslush, and Whizzpopping to the less well-known humplecrimp, lixiviate, and zoonk? He also coined the term “gobblefunk”, the name we now give to the lexicon of…

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#Dahl100 for Life Lessons

#Dahl100 for Life Lessons

If there’s one author that makes us all smile with the exaggerated (and sometimes macabre) sense of humor, it’s got to be Roald Dahl. You might have great trouble finding someone in the crowd that reads who has not read a Roald Dahl story. And boy, do his stories entertain us! He wrote some true gems in his trademark funny style, with invented words. All you want to do is to read them over and over…

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Break down the walls – Friends Behind Walls by Harshikaa Udasi – Book Review

Break down the walls – Friends Behind Walls by Harshikaa Udasi – Book Review

Illustrations from Friends Behind Walls, published by Puffin. Author: Harshikaa Udasi, Illustrator: Krishna Bala Shenoi Friends Behind Walls Age Group: 7+ Author: Harshikaa Udaasi No.of pages: 144 Type: Chapter Book Format: Paperback Price: INR 199 Published By: Puffin Books Friends are like walls, sometimes you lean on them, and sometimes it’s just enough to know they are there. But what if there is a wall between friends? What if you’ve been told not to talk to someone who could…

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15 Whoopsy wiffling, Phizz-Whizzing Books by Roald Dahl your should not miss!

15 Whoopsy wiffling, Phizz-Whizzing Books by Roald Dahl your should not miss!

Roald Dahl is the author behind some of the best-loved children’s books of all time, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, Matilda, and The Twits. Roald Dahl’s book have been adored by children and adults alike all over the world. His books have been published in over 50 languages and adapted into numerous movies. There is even a Roald Dahl Museum in the UK for the true fans. His stories are full of magic, mayhem, and mischief….

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20 Online Children’s Story Resources – Read-Aloud, Audio Stories and more!

20 Online Children’s Story Resources – Read-Aloud, Audio Stories and more!

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels People would stand in line for days and pay hundreds of dollars if there were a pill that could do everything for a child that reading aloud does. It expands their interest in books, vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, and attention span. Simply put, it’s a free oral vaccine for literacy. Jim Trelease For children, stories are the window to the outside world. They make children dream of great adventures! Reading aloud stories is a regular…

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