Genre: Children


Childhood is a gift and should be cherished before the raging hormones of teenage make their appearance and the daily drudgery of adulthood sets in. School days, people say, are the best days of their lives. Zainab Sulaiman’s Simply Nanju reminds you of that. 10-year-old Nanjegowda, fondly known as Nanju, has […]

Simply Nanju – Zainab Sulaiman












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It is one thing to be born into a faith, but quite another thing to understand what your faith says and  to live by the tenets of your faith.  What better way to do this than by witnessing firsthand the episodes drawn from your holy book. Debutant author Shiny Babu […]

Enchanted Holidays – Shiny Babu











Jalebi Jingles - Sakshi Singh
Sakshi Singh’s book of poems, Jalebi Jingles, appears to have been inspired by Shel Silverstein’s anthologies of verse for children. Or maybe it wasn’t – it’s quite tiresome for writers to create something that they believe is original, only to be told that they sound ‘inspired’. It isn’t our fault […]

Jalebi Jingles – Sakshi Singh







Tania Casts a Spell - Kanika G
I saw the link to “Tania Casts a Spell” by Kanika G posted by an FB friend. I vaguely remembered that another book (Tania Has an Idea)  by Kanika G was reviewed on this site. Recalling that I was intrigued about the ending of that book, I downloaded this book. […]

Tania Casts a Spell – Kanika G





Caravan to Tibet – Deepa Agarwal
Caravan to Tibet by Deepa Agarwal is an adventure story based on the annual journeys of Indian traders in the Himalayan hills to Tibet. Fourteen-year-old Debu lives with his mother and his younger brother Hayat in Milam, a small village in the Himalayan hills of Kumaon, India. During the trip […]

Caravan to Tibet – Deepa Agarwal






















Horrid High - Payal Kapadia 1
Horrid High by Payal Kapadia is about young Ferg Gottin, who has mean and uncaring parents. Ferg and his best friend, Ace, go to Sunnyvale School. Ferg’s parents, who want to get rid of him, decide to send him to a place where they can abandon him forever. They send him to […]

Horrid High – Payal Kapadia




















1. Sunu Sunu Snail: Storm in the Garden – Sandhya Rao / Ashok Rajagopalan Must Read On one rainy day an unusual visitor visited our library. It let its feelers out observing the wet concrete and sailed slowly (extremely slowly). It was a slimy snail. Tiny tots felt awful to […]

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