The days of Knight and Squires, of exciting adventures and romances come alive in the hilarious account of Don Quixote’s travels. A small time poor land owner, Don Quixote imagines himself placed in the world of knights. He convinces Sancho Panza, a good for nothing fellow from the same village, to ..
The story goes back to the time of Yore in a small town called Nottinghamshire in merry old England. It happened like this. On a bright day a young lad, while walking through the forest of Sherwood, chanced upon the Sherrif’s soldiers and was innocently dragged into arguing with one of them. Consequ..
Little Nonnu's world revolves around her goat, Appaka. Soft as cotton, Appaka loves to munch on jackfruit leaves and play with Nonnu and her friends. One day, Nonnu returns home from school to find Appaka missing! What will she do without her best friend? Set in Kerala, the story is full of evocativ..
When the teacher announces that the class will stage The Lion and the Mouse, Ari is thrilled. He knows he'll make a wonderful lion – even his name means ‘lion'! But shy little Ari is neither noticed nor chosen. He goes home disappointed, but suddenly in his room a roaring, growling, prowling creatur..
Phileas Fogy, a wealthy Londoner, was a member of the Reform Club. He was also slightly eccentric by nature. His friends at the club challenged him for 20,000 pounds to go around the world in eighty days. He accepted the wager and set out from London with his wallet, passport etc. Did he win the wag..
Why do I have to sit separately in a corner of the classroom? Why can't I drink water from the tap like other children? Why do the teachers never touch my books? The ‘whys' shout louder in little Bhim's head as he grows up, trailed constantly by the monster of untouchability. They catapult him into ..
The great Mor Khan is coming from the city to choose actors for his new film. The birds of the jungle are in a flutter. What should they do to bag a role? The smart city crow steps in to help – and also settle scores with Vulture. In this zippy take on filmdom, the bird-loving author cleverly casts ..
Bulbuli lives in a bamboo house in a bamboo grove, and is busy in her little bamboo world from the time she wakes up to the time she goes to sleep. Just by following Bulbuli around, this evocative story told in a rhythmic, cumulative style spotlights bamboo to make a green statement simply and charm..
When her friend's cat, Kaapi, gets lost, Dip Dip goes off to look for it — on the road, inside dustbins, behind houses, under bushes, everywhere. And when Kaapi finally climbs up a tree and can't come down, the only thing to do is…? Nancy's exuberant illustrations delightfully capture the spirited l..