Recognition across cultures validates our belief in books that celebrate differences and the universality of experiences. Some prestigious awards and honours our books have received…
Maharani The Cow

I WILL SAVE MY LAND

2018: Neev Book Award for Best Picture Book

Maharani The Cow

MAHARANI THE COW

2018: Honor Book, South Asia Book Award
2018: The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award for Best Picture Book - Illustrations

Gone Grandmother cover

GONE GRANDMOTHER

2018: The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award for Best Picture Book - Story
2017: Nominated for the Publishing Next Award for Children's Book of the Year - Indian language

Two grandfathers cover

THE BOY WITH TWO GRANDFATHERS

2018: The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award for Best Book - Fiction

Excavating History cover

INDIA THROUGH ARCHAEOLOGY: EXCAVATING HISTORY

2018: The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award for Best Book - Non-Fiction

Bologna Children's Book Fair

2018: Nominated for Publisher of the Year, Bologna Children's Book Fair

2018: Nominated for Publisher of the Year, Bologna Children's Book Fair

Kidsstoppress

2018: Nominated for Best Children's Publisher by Kidsstoppress

2018: Nominated for Best Children's Publisher by Kidsstoppress

Ammachi's Glasses

AMMACHI'S GLASSES

2017: Nominated for the Publishing Next Award for Children's Book of the Year

Unhappy Moon

UNHAPPY MOON

2017: Nominated for The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award: Best Book (Story)

Bholu - cover

WHEN BHOLU CAME BACK

2017: South Asia Book Award - Honor Book

Our Incredible Cow

OUR INCREDIBLE COW

2016: Nominated for the Crossword Book Awards - Children's Writing

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BHIMARAO AMBEDKAR: THE BOY WHO ASKED WHY

2016: Excellence in Children's Book Production, Darsana National Awards
 2015: Honour Book, South Asia Book Awards, USA

The House that Sonabai Built - English -

THE HOUSE THAT SONABAI BUILT

2016: Best Book (Non-fiction), The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Award
2016: Outstanding International Book, United States Board on Books for Young People, USA
2015: Excellence in Book Production (Children's Category), Federation of Indian Publishers
2015: Excellence in Children's Book Production, Darsana National Awards

gender talk

GENDER TALK - BIG HERO, SIZE ZERO

2016: Honour Book (Non-fiction), The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Awards

My Gandhi Story - English - Front Cover.

MY GANDHI STORY

2016: Children's Choice Award, Young India Books
2014: Excellence in Book Production, Darsana National Awards

Mayil will not be Quiet - English - Fron

MAYIL WILL NOT BE QUIET!

2015: Bal Sahitya Puraskar, Sahitya Akademi
2011: Children's Honorary Shortlist, Economist-Crossword Book Award

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ROOSTER RAGA

2015: Best Indian Children's Book (0-5 years), Parents and Kids Choice Award

Junior Kumbhakarna - English - Front Cov

JUNIOR KUMBHAKARNA

2014: Best Indian Children's Book (0-5 years), Parents and Kids Choice Award

Tulika

2014: Publisher of the Year, Publishing Next Industry Awards

2014: Publisher of the Year, Publishing Next Industry Awards

The Sweetest Mango - English - Front Cov

THE SWEETEST MANGO

2013: Highly Commended, South Asia Books Awards, USA

Out of the Way - English - Front Cover.j

OUT OF THE WAY! OUT OF THE WAY!

2013: Outstanding International Book, United States Board on Books for Young People, USA

My Facebook Friend - English - Front Cov

MY FACEBOOK FRIENDS

2013: Darsana National Award for Best Children's Book

I Am Different - English - Front Cover.j

I AM DIFFERENT

2012: Outstanding International Book, United States Board on Books for Young People, USA
2012: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, Children’s Book Council, USA

Same and Different - English - Front Cov

SAME AND DIFFERENT

2011: The White Ravens Outstanding International Book, International Youth Library, Germany

Beyond The Blue River - English - Front

BEYOND THE BLUE RIVER

2011: Children's Honorary Shortlist, Economist-Crossword Book Award

Just a Train Ride Away - English - Front

JUST A TRAIN RIDE AWAY

2010: Bal Sahitya Puraskar, Sahitya Akademi

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WATER STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

2010: Excellence in Book Production, Federation of Indian Publishers

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ISMAT'S EID

2010: Vermont Red Clover Award, USA

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UPSIDE DOWN

2010: Balasahithya Puraskaram for Best Picture Book, Kerala State Institute of Children's Literature

What Shall I Make - English - Front Cove

WHAT SHALL I MAKE?

2009: Outstanding International Book, United States Board for Books for Young people, USA

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THE SEED

2008: Silver Medal, Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards, USA
2006: The White Ravens Outstanding International Book for Children NAPPA Gold Award

A Silly Story of Bondapalli - English -

A SILLY STORY OF BONDAPALLI

2008: Gold Medal, Children’s Book Awards, USA
2008: Gold Winner, NAPPA, USA

My Mothers Sari - English - Front Cover.

MY MOTHER'S SARI

2007: Outstanding International Book, United States Board for Books for Young people, USA

The House that Sonabai Built - English -

2007: Honour Award, Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children/Indian Board on Books for Young People

2007: Honour Award, Association of Writers and Illustrators for Children/Indian Board on Books for Young People

The House that Sonabai Built - English -

2007: Uttam Bal Sahitya Award, Tamil Nadu Hindi Academy

2007: Uttam Bal Sahitya Award, Tamil Nadu Hindi Academy

My Friend The sea - English - Front cove

MY FRIEND, THE SEA

2005: Ambitious Children’s Book Project, Berliner Kinder und Jugendbuchpreis, Germany

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LINE AND CIRCLE

2003: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award, USA
2001: Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, USA
2001: Honor Book, Society of School Librarians International, USA

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MALLI

2002-3: Amazing Toy of the Year Award, BabyZone.com
2002: Children’s Book Sense 76 Top Ten Pick, USA

The House that Sonabai Built - English -

2003: Certificate of Appreciation, Center for South Asia, University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA

2003: Certificate of Appreciation, Center for South Asia, University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA

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WHO WILL BE NINGTHOU?

2000: Excellence in Publishing, Federation of Indian Publishers (for the Tamil translation)

And Land was Born - English - Front Cove

AND LAND WAS BORN

2000: Excellence in Publishing, Federation of Indian Publishers