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

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