Mati pesters her grandmother and father for her own plot of land in the big field. When she does get it, she works hard. And then she hears that a company wants to make a coal mine in their village – the enormous black pit that will eat up all their lands, like it has in the next village.
Nani has gone. Forever. WHERE? asks Nina. Her mother grapples with answers but Nina won’t stop asking. Finally, she finds her own answers, through the warmth of memories, the comfort of imagination – and a little bit of natural science!
The life of an extraordinary man, whose questioning ‘why's led him to fight untouchability, urge Dalits to protest against the inhumanity they suffered — and finally, to help draft the Indian Constitution that would ensure equality for all. Visualised with quirky imagination, this is a story that will raise the awareness of children, and make them ask...
Everyone has their own story of Gandhi — and in this book a Warli artist, a storyteller and an animation filmmaker come together in a unique collaboration to bring a very visual story of Gandhi to children.
A bird's nest? A cow with two horns? No, it's Minu's hair and she does NOT like it! Pictures give Minu's hair a tactile feel as it spills wildly through the pages.
Mayor Piloo Paheliji loves to show off by asking riddles no one can answer. But someone is more than a match for him and confounds confusion by riddling him! A book that celebrates riddles with illustrations that capture all the fun.
Impish Mala loves creeping up from behind and scaring people. One day, her mother gives her a pair of pretty silver anklets... A mischievous story with freewheeling illustrations.
Somewhere in the universe, children in butterfly-shaped time machines eat scrumptious star-rock salad from Galaxy Stellar 5689, and a volcano erupts fruit juice that freezes into ice-cream!
A lonely king and queen hear a voice calling out to them and getting louder by the minute. A one-of-a-kind bedtime story which handles the issue of adoption with sensitivity.
There was once a prince who hated food. But one day the royal cook surprises him. From then on there's no stopping this mad tale, with pictures that capture all the bondaful silliness!
Time to go to school, and the little girl in this book is still in a world of dreams. As she tries to hurry up, her grandmother tells her the secret of what made her father go to school.
Kiran looks for his mother everywhere — in the kitchen, in the balcony and even in the unlikeliest of places! Charming watercolours make this one irresistible hide-and-seek story.
“My dear, it’s time for bed,” says Ma. But “Can a frog stand on its head?” wonders her little girl. Lost in a world where she must learn to fly with birds in the sky, snuggle a whale, kiss the kangaroo… she has so much to do! Sleep? Not yet!
Sabri loves to draw. She draws wherever she can. Then one day she sees colour pencils and paint that comes out of bottles and she longs to fill her pictures with colour.
Bold, colourful illustrations inspired by Japanese Kamishibai story cards enhance the telling of this Korean tale about a tiger that tries to take advantage of two children.
A fictional take based on research on how zero came to be used in mathematical calculations. Was it Muchu the merchant's idea? Illustrations have bright earthy colours and textures.
Kali is an Irula, traditionally snake-catchers, and so his classmates find him strange. Will Kali ever make friends? A sensitive story about identity with evocative watercolour pictures.