Tag: Books For Children

Amma, Take Me to Shirdi!

Editor | Books For Children Come, explore the places where we worship! Join Amma and her boys as they travel to Shirdi, home to one of India’s most celebrated saints-Sai Baba. Hear the story of one of the most loved and revered mystics. Walk around the neem tree that gave him shelter. Relish a few

Penguin acquires book publishing assets of Duckbill

By A Correspondent New Delhi: Penguin Random House India has acquired the book-publishing assets of Duckbill Books that includes titles and its backlist of non-fiction and fiction books across a broad range of categories. The Duckbill brand will be published within Penguin Random House India’s children’s publishing group division. Duckbill Books is a leading independent

The Golden Eagle explores the world of birds

Editor | Books for Children “We will tell you a story” said Dovey. “We will tell you the story you wanted to hear.” The Rose Garden has always been famous for its marvellous tales of adventure, survival and travel recounted there. One evening, Shikar the squirrel’s favourite doves – Lovey and Dovey – narrate a

Adeyemi’s Children of Virtue and Vengeance to be published in December

By A Correspondent New Delhi: Children of Blood and Bone by 24-year-old author Tomi Adeyemi has exploded into a global phenomenon. Entertainment Weekly called Adeyemi “the new J.K. Rowling” and readers and critics alike are calling this fantasy novel inspired by both West Africa and the American black experience ground-breaking, relevant, and impossible to put

Tanu Shree’s Darkless will prepare kids for their tryst with destiny

Edition | Children’s Books A superbly illustrated picture book with a bittersweet message of loss, hope and love, Darkless is a perfect conversation-starter to broach difficult subjects such as death, cancer, loss and grief in the family. The book highlights the importance of loving family and friends and the need to accept sadness as a

Mukesh Starts a Zoo, another treat from Ruskin Bond

Editor | Fiction What else can we have in the zoo?’ asked Teju. ‘We need more than a lizard.’ When Mukesh decides to start a zoo with the help of his friend Teju, little does he know it’s no child’s play. He and his friends work hard at finding animals, and making them enclosures in

Books For Kids | Gandhi in 150 Anecdotes

Editor | Children’s Books With his round-rimmed glasses, white dhoti and walking stick, he is an enduring symbol of non-violence, freedom, peace and simplicity. He is the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Bringing alive the story of one of the most revered leaders in modern history through 150 rare and inspiring incidents from his