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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Book Review – Poppy N’ Pals – A Children’s Comic

Book Review – Poppy N’ Pals – A Children’s Comic

Poppy N’ Pals – A Children’s Comic Written by Anitha Kannan Illustrated by Arjun Dev Published by Self-Published Poppy N Pals is a collection of 5 stories in 1 Volume in comic book format.   These are stories about three adorable friends Poppy, Mimi, and Tee who live in a charming town called Pincyl Town. Poppy is the most helpful friend you can find in Pincyl town. His smart-simplicity makes him attractive. Mimi is the richest and prettiest and she can’t…

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Kapow! Zap your kids into reading with these Graphic Novels

Kapow! Zap your kids into reading with these Graphic Novels

Graphic novels are wonderful for “reluctant readers” and children who are just learning to read.  They’re generally fast-paced, and the word-to-picture correlation provides an easy way to expand children’s vocabularies. And more importantly, graphic novels tend to be more engaging than other “early reader” books. Moreover, the number of titles is expanding rapidly and there’s something to cater to every child’s interests. There are so many reasons for children to read comics, most of all…

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Shazam! 17 Marvelous Comics for children

Shazam! 17 Marvelous Comics for children

Comics can be a great way to help kindle love and enjoyment for books. As detailed in this wonderful article, 17 Reasons why children must read Comics, comics have a lot to offer young readers. There are loads of comics that appeal to your children. Some are wordless while others are ideal for early readers or older children who want to share storytime with a reading parent. Some offer complex subject matter for middle-schoolers or older. Comics…

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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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Books to help children cultivate an attitude of Gratitude

Books to help children cultivate an attitude of Gratitude

Cultivate an attitude of gratitude Raising grateful kids isn’t just about teaching them to say thank you. Developing an attitude of appreciation happens in little ways every day.  Books are a perfect opportunity for exploring themes of gratitude and thankfulness! Reading to your children from a young age, as well as helping them learn to read for pleasure, heaps lifelong rewards. Here are some fantastic books about gratitude that you’ll want to read over and over again….

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Tales of Peace – 10 Books about Peace

Tales of Peace – 10 Books about Peace

Tales of Peace 21 September is observed as International Day of Peace. What exactly does peace mean to children? Different cultures view peace in different ways. It could mean harmony with others around or acceptance of each other or the feeling of being calm and composed. Children know about events happening in the different parts of the world or about events in history and will have lots of questions about what peace means. Here are eight…

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Heroes of Peace – 10 Books about Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Heroes of Peace – 10 Books about Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Heroes of peace A peaceful world is a situation that should be striven for. For those people who go above and beyond to help this cause, recognition is granted through the Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel Peace Prize is the most prominent award given to any person who has worked to encourage peace among countries or groups of people anywhere in the world. The Nobel Peace Prize is in a category of its own, as many times these…

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Rock On! Books About Rocks!!

Rock On! Books About Rocks!!

One of the best ways to connect with nature and get nature close to you is through rocks! Whenever we take a walk to the park or the beach, many kids (and adults) like to collect some pretty looking rocks. In fact, Rock collecting can be an engaging and beneficial hobby for children. Do you children love rocks too? Here are some children’s books about Rocks that can get them interested if they are not already! 6…

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12 Children’s Must Read Books on Lord Ganesha!

12 Children’s Must Read Books on Lord Ganesha!

We start everything auspicious with invoking his name. Ganesha is worshiped as the God who removes obstacles, brings good luck and success. Many stories are told of Ganesha. Each story provides children with different aspects of Ganesha, be it his tricks, humor, devotion to his mother or his compassionate nature. This Ganesha Chaturthi, let your children on these stories and more with these specially curated books on our favorite Ganesha!

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