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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Peppa Loves Yoga – Bend and Stretch with Peppa – Book Review

Peppa Loves Yoga – Bend and Stretch with Peppa – Book Review

Peppa Loves Yoga Age Group: 1 to 5 Years No.of pages: 16 Type: Picture Book Format: Board book Price: Rs.250 Peppa, an enthusiastic pig who is in preschool, participates in many activities. She learns something new every day and has a lot of fun with her family and friends. This time she learns Yoga! And she loves it! The book tells a story of one day in Peppa Pig’s playgroup when Miss. Rabbit comes over to teach the…

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Thatha’s Pumpkin – It’s definitely some pumpkins! – Book Review

Thatha’s Pumpkin – It’s definitely some pumpkins! – Book Review

Thatha’s Pumpkin Age Group: 4 to 6 Years Author: Lalita Iyer Illustrator: Proiti Roy No.of pages: 40 Type: Picture Book Format: Paper Back Price: Rs.250 Hocus Pocus! The Fairy Godmother cast her spell on a big, round, juicy, orange PUMPKIN! From Disney’s Cinderella to Jack-o-Lanterns of Halloween, pumpkins have never failed to amaze us. Karadi Tales’ latest adventure in books, Thatha’s Pumpkin talks about the humble, sweet vegetable that we all love – Pumpkin! Not only is pumpkin delicious but it…

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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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16 STEM Books that make Science and Technology fun for children

16 STEM Books that make Science and Technology fun for children

STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering, and math — are a crucial part of a child’s education both now and in the future. Books on STEM offer endless opportunities for engaged learning. They invite children to see the world differently and to think in new ways about what they observe. They also help by celebrating convergent and divergent thinking, analysis and creativity, persistence, and the sheer joy of figuring things out. Here is a list of books to help you involve even the youngest children in the process of STEM thinking, spark excitement, teach something new, and make STEM accessible to your children.

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16 Back-to-School Books to get Children excited about School!

16 Back-to-School Books to get Children excited about School!

Summer has flown by and it’s time for a new school year. There are new schedules to adjust to and lots of preparations and is a big transition for the whole family. Children experience some excitement mixed with a bit of nervousness as they wonder what their new school year will be like. One way to ease this transition is by reading books about school. This can help children relate to various situations they might encounter and also help to spark conversations about their thoughts on a new school year. Here are 16 favourite children’s books for back to school!

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Favourite Books of 2018 – Books for Early Readers (1-6 years) #KidEngageYearEnders

Favourite Books of 2018 – Books for Early Readers (1-6 years) #KidEngageYearEnders

Children’s books offer an antidote to screen time. Not just that. In today’s times, books have the power to help children and young people make sense of the world! A look at children’s books today reveals how writers and illustrators are responding to our challenging times. 2018 was a wonderful time for Children’s Books. There were so many books that we had a tough time choosing just 10! Here are books that made us and our kids…

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More is Better : 4 toddlers books series that you will love!

More is Better : 4 toddlers books series that you will love!

Toddlers love stories that have bright, clear and attractive pictures. And of course they love rhymes. Apart from the special bonding time, you’ll see that your little one knows his favorite parts in the book and is eager to turn the pages himself. The smart people who write for toddlers obviously believe that more is better. Why else would we have books that present readers with further adventures in the lives of already popular characters? There is a joyous sense of recognition when one encounters an old friend engaged in a new adventure and this is a sure fire way to keep toddlers engaged.

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KidEngage Reads: Mooncake (Moonbear Books) by Frank Asch

KidEngage Reads: Mooncake (Moonbear Books) by Frank Asch

Mooncake (Moon bear Books) Frank Asch Simon & Schuster Now that Science has spoiled the game for us, we would not dream of ‘tasting’ the moon. We know that it is nothing but a land of craters, with perhaps some water lying around. But for the kids, it is still something of a mystery. And on a full moon’s day, it probably looks good enough to eat! Frank Asch’s ‘Mooncake’, a part of his Moonbear stories series,…

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