Daddy Come Lately – Rupa Gulab
Imagine a family where there is a single mom and a daughter, living happily with the support of grandparents and friends. What-if the Dad makes an appearance out of nowhere? What-if the daughter doesn’t want this “Dad the Bad” to intrude into her life, but this Dad decides to become […]

Daddy Come Lately – Rupa Gulab







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 […]

Books for 3+ from Tulika












Wings to Fly – Sowmya Rajendran
Must-Read “Wings to fly” written by Sowmya Rajendran and illustrated by Arun Kaushik is an episode from the biography of the differently-abled sportsperson Malathi Holla. How about reading a biography to a 5-year old? Can’t think of it right? Malathi wants to fly, but she cannot. Obviously humans cannot fly. […]

Wings to Fly – Sowmya Rajendran


Being Boys - Tulika 2
After a breezy read of “Girls to the Rescue” ( a satirical take on Fairy tales), I took this book, “Being Boys”, assuming that this book is going to present the boys’ view of the problem. I expected a funny book, a light read. But what I read was totally […]

Being Boys












Bookasura - Arundhati Venkatesh 1
Arundhati Venkatesh’s latest offering “Bookasura: The Adventures of Bala and the Book-eating Monster” has a catchy title that makes one want to try it and that is what I did. Bala, the bibliophile, is sent to his grandparents’ place in Melagam so that his parents can attend to his infant […]

Bookasura – Arundhati Venkatesh









Playing it my way – Sachin Tendulkar
“Playing it my way” is the autobiography of India’s great cricketer Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar. Biographies of successful people show the side of him/her that the world does not know of, but has been instrumental in achieving that success. In that sense, I always love to read biographies and pick […]

Playing it my way – Sachin Tendulkar




Manan – Mohit Parikh
Manan by Mohit Parikh is the story of a 15 year old boy – a late bloomer in the literal sense.  Yet to mature physically and  physiologically. Smaller in size than his peers, he is treated like a kid by his friends, teachers and family. An introspective novel, where the […]

Manan – Mohit Parikh









வெண்முரசு – நூல் ஒன்று – முதற்கனல் – ஜெயமோகன்
படிமச்செரிவும் (poetic images), பொருட்செறிவும் குன்றாத நடையில் இயற்றப்பட்டுள்ள வெண்முரசு, மகாபாரதத்தின் மறுசித்தரிப்பு அல்ல, இது ஒரு நவீன நாவல், என அழுத்தமாகக் கூறுகிறார், இதன் ஆசிரியர் ஜெயமோகன். தினமும் ஒரு அத்தியாயம் எனத் தொடர்ந்து பத்து ஆண்டுகள், மகாபாரதத்துக்கு தனது நாவலில் நவீன வடிவம் கொடுக்கப் பெரும் வேட்கையுடன், கடந்த ஆண்டு ஜனவரி ஒன்று முதல் தனது வலைப்பக்கத்தில் தொடர்ந்து பதிவேற்றிவரும் ஜெயமோகன், உலக இலக்கிய வரலாற்றிலேயே மிகப்பெரிய நாவலாக இது […]

வெண்முரசு – நூல் ஒன்று – முதற்கனல் – ஜெயமோகன்









Equilibrium - Paras Joshi 1
Equilibrium by Paras Joshi is the first of the Avaasya trilogy series, a fantasty story of a small-time robber getting caught in a tussle between Light and Dark forces that may upset the Equilibrium of the world. The story may be interpreted to be set in the future or in […]

Equilibrium – Paras Joshi