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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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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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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Epic! 16 Brilliant children’s books about Ramayana

Epic! 16 Brilliant children’s books about Ramayana

The Ramayana is one of the best-known epics in the world, the tale of Rama, the prince of Ayodhya. In this vividly told, brilliantly funny version for children, this ancient story takes on a new life. The traditional ingredients are all there adventure and excitement, love, war and monkeys, shape-changing demons and monsters, crossing oceans and carrying mountains, and an infinite number of stories within stories. Ramayana Valmiki’s Ramayana is believed to be the first poetic…

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Shine on – 12 Books your Children Must Read About Diwali!

Shine on – 12 Books your Children Must Read About Diwali!

Celebrating Diwali is fun with books that show us Why Diwali is Celebrated and How it is Celebrated! And if you are looking for one for your child, look no further! With so many lovely new books on Diwali, we surely have you covered. This list includes story books as well as activity books!

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Hindu mythology – Books about Itihasa and Purana for children

Hindu mythology – Books about Itihasa and Purana for children

Most of the schools have broken for the term, and being in India, the break always coincides with the festivals – born multitaskers that we are! And if it’s holidays, and holidays for a reason, you can always expect the curiosity about the mythology getting to the fore.We put together a list of some beautiful books that will give the children a good peek into the world of Indian mythology.

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