Power cut! Suddenly the lights go off and the house is plunged in darkness. Mother lights a candle, and so begins a game of elephant, cat, deer, snake and more. Then the power comes back. Where do the animals go? ..
This is an entertaining, interactive, activity book about how little Priya, living in a small village in Tamilnadu, spends her day. Cathy Spagnoli, the well-known storyteller, imbues the story with the sights and sounds of small-town Tamilnadu as she uses one sheet of newspaper to make all the objec..
It is pouring rain. From her window, little Anju sees familiar scenes of a rainy day – cloudy skies, umbrellas, puddles… But her curious eyes pick up other surprises too, while her imagination plays with the raindrops sliding down her window pane. Soft watercolours drench the pages with the mood of ..
Ranganna the little elephant lives near a dhobi ghat. He is captivated by the brightly coloured nails of his friends and wants to paint his toes too! But whoever heard of an elephant wearing nail polish?! The illustrations, which are a riot of colour and energy, make Ranganna one irresistible pictur..
2015: Best Indian Children's Book (0-5 years), Parents and Kids Choice Award Do roosters sing ragas? This one does but like all true artistes discovers it after a lot of struggle! Every time he opens his mouth he has a new tune but not the kukaroo-kuroo of the other roosters. His friends skip and st..
Kutak-katak… zoing-zoing… bzzzt-bzzzt… zzzk-zzzk… Salim goes from village to village sharpening knives. But who needs knives sharpened every day? Some days he hardly makes enough money for a good meal. Now, with Eid coming, he decides to try his luck on the other side of the jungle. Does he get enou..
Little Satya lives by the River Ganga in Banaras and longs to row her own boat, just like her father. But he says she's not old enough or strong enough. But Satya can't wait. . . One day, she makes a little paper boat and that night, she dreams and drifts into a watery world. As the story unfolds, t..
It's time to get ready for school and the little girl in this book is still in a world of dreams – of tigers, elephants, the sea... And as she tries to hurry up, her grandmother tells her the secret of what made her father go to school. Sowmya Rajendran's story is inspired by her father's experience..
Crimes of intrigue and suspense: Marguerite Rossignol, the French Nightingale, is found backstage of the Cambridge music hall strangled with one of her own stockings; the British Prime Minister is sent a dead rat and a threatening letter; and a girl drugged on morphine is somehow linked to a Califor..
Little Siri slips away from home one day and goes around asking whomsoever she meets to smile. Find out why in the pages of this bright and cheerful book that evokes a world of colour and things to discover. ..