Charles Darwin’s Around The World Adventure – Book Review

Charles Darwin’s Around The World Adventure – Book Review

Darwin Day is a celebration to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of the famous scientist Charles Darwin on 12 February. The day is used to highlight Darwin’s contribution to science and to promote science in general. On this day, here we are, with the review of a picture book that tells the youngs minds about Darwin’s work and its importance in a simple lucid language, a great graphic representation. Charles Darwin’s Around The World Adventure Author: Jennifer Thermes Age Range: 5 –…

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KidEngage Reads : The Haunted School and Other Stories

KidEngage Reads : The Haunted School and Other Stories

It is this horror that is brought to the fore quite lucidly by Nandini Nayar in her collection of short stories. There is no over-the-top screaming, or creating the atmosphere in building up the horror scene. Because, she pulls you so hard in the story that the goosebumps are actually because of the tug you feel in your heart. It is sensitivity and poignancy all the way.

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Book Review – Elections in India: Everything You Need To Know

Book Review – Elections in India: Everything You Need To Know

Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s India Author: Compiled by RobinAge India’s weekly children’s newspaper India is in election mode, with different phases happening right now in different parts of the country. All around we can see a buzz of election-activity, and this is sure to get children to think about why and what is happening around them.  It is our responsibility as citizens to educate kids about the democratic process of elections and voting. So, what better time…

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Book Review – The Great Race

Book Review – The Great Race

Publisher: Tara Books Author: Nathan Kumar Scott Illustrator: Jagdish Chitara The Great Race is a witty story based on an Indonesian trickster tale. It is an extremely satisfying read and its earthy folk art illustrations stand out. At first, you think that this is similar to the story of Aesop’s The Hare and the Tortoise. The race in this book, however, is between Kanchil, a mouse deer who is very proud that he is the…

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KidEngage Reads: The Zoo Around You

KidEngage Reads: The Zoo Around You

What comes to your mind when someone says the word ‘Zoo’? A huge open space with enclosures, moats, display galleries and a fun day out? If you go by what Katie Bagli and Medha S Rajadhyaksha have to say in their book ‘The Zoo Around You’, you will realise that the images that rolled before your eyes are definitely that of a zoo, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t find a variety of creatures around you.

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KidEngage Reads : Fing by David Walliams and Tony Ross

KidEngage Reads : Fing by David Walliams and Tony Ross

David Walliams has fast climbed up the popularity charts in children’s fiction, and how. The funny man in children’s literature brings another one out of his hat, which would make you laugh until your sides hurt! Team KidEngage reviews Fing for you.

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