“We were late. We were running in the street. We had played in the river, and we had climbed trees...” Everything Amma had said NOT to do! A story of everyday fun that lights up the close bond between a boy and a dog, with clues that gently tell us that the boy is blind.
When Sun was out people did things, but when Moon appeared all they did was sleep! Moon doesn’t like it. She wants to be noticed. So starting from where the three seas meet at the tip of India she goes to the mountains at the very top, trying to ruffle up waters and get attention. But it doesn’t work! 2017: Nominated for The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks...
Bulbuli lives in a bamboo house in a bamboo grove, busy in her bamboo world... Told in a rhythmic, cumulative style, this evocative story spotlights bamboo to make a green statement simply and charmingly.
Torrential monsoons bring two friendly dolphins right into Putul's home by the Ganga! Earthy, folk-style illustrations capture the grand sweep of life along a river.
Roll it, pat it, poke in eyes, stick on nose and ears — and a ball of chapati dough can turn into almost anything! 2009: Outstanding International Book, United States Board for Books for Young people, USA
Tiji and Cheenu like to eat different things, do different things… and they are best friends! Warm, exuberant pictures from one of the country's finest illustrators build up this universal story of friendship.
Help! cries the ant when its little one falls into the water. Crokk! Isspiss! Aaaanh! Cheek! Miyawwwwn! Woaw! come the responses in this folktale that plays with sound.
Gulla saves a little hangul from wild dogs by holding it in his arms all night, even though the mountains are lonely and scary. A heartwarmingly illustrated story set in Kashmir.
A crisp adaptation of a delightful Turkish tale about Ismat and his Eid purchases. The illustrations capture the humour and cultural resonances of the story. 2010: Vermont Red Clover Award, USA
Big Hunter catches poor Deer in a net. Can Deer's friends help him escape? A well-loved fable about friendship and resourcefulness. With evocative art inspired by Bengal's patachitra paintings.
A runaway computer programme lands Aditi and her friends in big trouble. The rebellious little Mistress i takes the adventurers on a fascinating exploration of cyberworld.
Practical Siril seems to have fallen in love... with one of Jupiter's moons! With help from the Techno Sage he gets set to build a spaceship to zoom into space and correct the moon's orbit.
Singapore, the ‘city of lions', is under threat and Gardy the Lion Cub rushes there with the others to save it. But what if the guardians of the city are themselves the cause of all the trouble?
Aditi and her friends are sent to Antarctica by the Island Sage to stop the magic tricks of a little hobgoblin. But once there, they see a bigger problem – global warming!
An anthology of stories from Kashmir, evocatively illustrated. The people, the sights, the places and adventures all bring alive a region little represented in children's books.
Fourteen folktales, anecdotes and popular stories from around the world catapult mathematics to a fun sphere! There are explanations too, all very accessible and fascinating.
The quiet villages of Sundarban are terrorised by a monster — Dokkhin Rai! Until finally, Bon Bibi, protector of the forests, asks him a simple question: Why do you do this?