5 Best Indian Colouring/Art Books for Children

5 Best Indian Colouring/Art Books for Children

Indian Colouring/Art books for Children Did you know that colouring provides lifelong benefits to your children! This simple and fun activity can help greatly in the development of your children. It is also one of the most favourite pastime activities of the kids. It sparks their imagination and gives them an opportunity to express themselves. Colouring helps children with fine and gross motor strength, tool use, sensory processing, pencil grasp, line awareness, hand-eye coordination, dexterity,…

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Book Review – Celebrate Dussehra and Durga Puja (Celebrate! Your Fun Festival Handbook Series)

Book Review – Celebrate Dussehra and Durga Puja (Celebrate! Your Fun Festival Handbook Series)

Celebrate Dussehra and Durga Puja (Celebrate! Your Fun Festival Handbook Series) Written by Various (Roopa Pai, Deepa Agarwal, Swapna Duta, Anu Kumar, Rituparna Chatterjee, Ani Sengupta, and Kanika Sharma) Published by Hachette India Celebrate! Fun Festivals Handbook is a first one-stop series that tells readers everything one would want to know about India’s favorite festivals! This book is essentially a collection of stories, folktales myths, legends and activities based on the theme of Dussehra and Durga…

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Holy terror! The very, extremely, most naughty Asura Tales for Kids – Book Review

Holy terror! The very, extremely, most naughty Asura Tales for Kids – Book Review

Reading Level: 8+ Author:  Anand Neelakantan Illustrator:  Subhadeep Roy & Shiladitya Bose Published By: Puffin Books Type:  Chapter Book Format: Paperback Price: INR 399 Do you remember the stories from Indian Mythology your grandmothers told you? Of course, she would have told you about Gods and Goddesses or stories from the Ramayana and Mahabharatha. And I am sure she would have told you tales about Rakshasas and Asuras, too. From the gory to bizarre, the…

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Our Beloved Missile Man – 7 Inspiring Books About Dr.A P J Abdul Kalam

Our Beloved Missile Man – 7 Inspiring Books About Dr.A P J Abdul Kalam

Today is the birth anniversary of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Modern Indian history is incomplete with the mention of the name APJ Abdul Kalam, scientist, teacher, statesman and above all a great human being. He is known as “The People’s President” and The Missile man of India”. An inspiring teacher and a student of everything, Dr. Kalam collapsed and died from an apparent cardiac arrest on July 27, 2015, while delivering a lecture at the IIM Shillong. Dr….

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Navaratri Reads – 9 Books that Celebrate Goddesses

Navaratri Reads – 9 Books that Celebrate Goddesses

Navratri – a nine-day festival dedicated to Goddesses  The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit, Nava meaning nine and Ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Goddess Shakti or Devi are worshiped. The beginning of spring and autumn are considered to be significant confluences of climatic and solar influences. That is why these two periods are taken as sacred opportunities for the worship of the Divine Mother Durga. Durga Puja, Navaratri, Dusshera, and Diwali are important Hindu…

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Bang for your buck – How I saved for my dream vacation – A Book Review

Bang for your buck – How I saved for my dream vacation – A Book Review

Age Group: 8+ Author: Ishaan Jain No.of pages: 120 Type: Non-fiction Format: Hardcover Price: INR 399 Published By: TV18 Broadcast Ltd. Financial Literacy for Children We parents teach our children to say please and thank you, how to eat a balanced meal and how to stay clean. But many adults think it’s taboo to talk to children about what money we have or don’t have. Many parents try to protect their kids from financial realities. They believe that children should…

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Father of our Nation – Books about Mahatma Gandhi for children

Father of our Nation – Books about Mahatma Gandhi for children

Mahatma Gandhi We Indians refer to Mahatma Gandhi as the Father of the Nation. Rabindranath Tagore gave him the title, Mahatma-the great soul. Nelson Mandela called him a sacred warrior. Some describe him as the saint of the spinning wheel. A courageous freedom fighter, a shrewd politician, a passionate social reformer and a staunch nationalist, Mahatma Gandhi was all this and much more. He was the most unusual leader this country has seen and one…

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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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