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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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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Tales from the Jungles – Children’s Books about Wildlife

Tales from the Jungles – Children’s Books about Wildlife

Children today are growing up in an age of deforestation and urbanization and hence it very vital that we teach our children to protect and preserve our precious wildlife.  Reading up about animals in their natural habitats can inspire children to create a better world where wildlife is cherished and sustained. Here’s a list of our favourite books that will help children become aware of the jungle and its inhabitants and how much they mean…

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Jungle Facts – Guides and Reference Books about Wildlife

Jungle Facts – Guides and Reference Books about Wildlife

Our planet is teeming with life, from the mountain tops to the ocean’s depths. Encourage children to learn about this bio-diversity and their wild friends with these awesome guides and reference books about wildlife.  These interactive, engaging and informative books and will inspire children to save their planet! Jungle Facts – Guides and Reference Books about Wildlife Can we save the tiger? By Martin Jenkins and Vicky White A visually stunning and informative picture book…

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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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Read Your Heart Out – Resources for the Young Book Lovers

Read Your Heart Out – Resources for the Young Book Lovers

as Stephen King famously said – Books are uniquely portable magic! So let the magic take over, and transform a dull, dreary afternoon into a fun, adventure in the land of stories.

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With Love – Books based on Letters that your Child must Read

With Love – Books based on Letters that your Child must Read

The technology has of course made the communication much more efficient and faster, but it can never evoke the warmth that is attached to a letter that you can feel in your hands. So much so, that there are stories that revolve around letters, or have letter as a main component in the book. So, here we are, rounding up some great books based on letters for your children to get a sense of the nostalgia!

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Word Power! 15 Books that celebrate words

Word Power! 15 Books that celebrate words

There are plenty of reasons to love a good book. Children often love books for gorgeous illustrations or for their humorous stories. The adventurous plot or characters may draw children to read as they relate to them. But have you imagined what would happen if a book instills a love for words themselves? Words and wordplay make readers love language, it inspires writing and helps kids learn new vocabulary. The readers may convert to an even more…

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12 well-known children’s books by Sudha Murthy

12 well-known children’s books by Sudha Murthy

Sudha Murthy is a notable philanthropist and also a prolific writer.  She has written numerous books on topics ranging from family, love, social issues and many more and many of her books have been translated into many major Indian languages. She was the recipient of the R.K. Narayan Award for Literature and the Padma Shri in 2006, and the Attimabbe Award from the government of Karnataka for excellence in Kannada literature in 2011. Here are…

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