Adventure, mystery, graphic novel, novella, verse, diary — an eclectic collection of fictional genres for young people eight years and older, by contemporary writers with a distinctive voice and sensibility.
Santosh craves the space for both parents in his life, and decides to do something about it. A short, quick-read novel that explores a delicate web of relationships with a refreshingly light and honest touch.
One summer holiday brings Murli to Mango Tree Lane — an elusive outsider into the neighbourhood of grouchy Colonel Sinha, tight-fisted Rice Aunty and the snoopy Sharma Aunty - Menon Aunty duo.
Running away from unkind relatives, Arif journeys alone all the way from Mumbai to the Andamans... where he encounters the misunderstood Jarawa tribals, threatened with ‘development'. A story rich with adventure, humour and concern for the environment.
A fantasy novel to challenge all: the adventures of an auto with a mind of her own and dreams that she dares to follow — in this world, and worlds within and far beyond.
Fourteen-year-old Mati and her twelve-year-old brother, Satya, are secretly spirited away by the loyal Jaya Prabhasa, the most accomplished warrior in the land. This adventure fantasy set in ancient India, long before the region acquired the name, is written in the engaging style of a historical thriller.
Lost in a flood around 2500 BC, Vanuvati is a doll with an enigmatic smile. She is discovered in 713 AD by Mariam, the sister of an Arab horse trader — only to disappear once more. But will Vanuvati ever be found again? This absorbing 'adventure' story covers time frames centuries apart weaving history, mythology and mystery in one grand tale.
Who is the girl in her nightmare? Who is the stranger in the mirror? Who is trying to kill her? There are questions to Tiana's hazy past for which she must find answers. But will they be at the cost of her life? A knife-edge thriller that keeps you breathless and guessing till the very end.
A little chokli, a stray puppy, wanders into a muddy rain puddle one day… From then on, he can’t stop himself from enjoying the icky, sticky, scratchy feeling! What he enjoys even more is telling tall tales about himself! With happy, whimsical illustrations, this small book about a big-talking dog celebrates smart and spunky choklis everywhere.
Ananya Patel has a penchant for make-up, right from her kindergarten days! At her new school in Uttarakhand, she discovers that she could be kidnapped! Does she have what it takes to take them on? Instinct, ingenuity and audacity, for sure, and her trusty make-up kit!