Zesty, childlike visuals that play with the shape of the tree combine with crisp text to make this little book imaginative and inspiring. The single line that runs through the book connecting words and pictures celebrate the tree in its myriad roles. The pongamia seeds that come with the book are a ..
After the much-admired Let's plant trees, comes its sequel Let's catch the rain. This time around, Vinod Lal Heera Eshwer chases and plays with big monsoon clouds! The message is simple; rainwater is free, pure and precious – let us save it. Visit www.catchtherain.org to watch a film on rainwater ha..
Little i hops out of the computer to play with her friends but they are too busy. Peeved, she decides to have her own fun – zapping letters and making them disappear. What follows is complete confusion! Suniti Namjoshi is always pushing readers, young and old, to think. In Little i she is back with..
Everyone tells Laali that she's too little to do the things she wants to do. What if I really was very little, wonders Laali. She dreams, shrinks and steps into a little big world, where there's a new adventure round every corner! Bright and playful illustrations match the little girl's happy imagin..
A majestic elephant protects the forests from timber traders, tree-cutters and poachers. The animal becomes such a legend, that his photograph is a regular display piece on the walls of their homes. But one day, the Forest Department receives strict orders to hunt the elephant down… After the grippi..
Gulab works happily from dawn to dusk in the garden at the house on top of the hill. One evening he takes back with him a big bunch of magnolias for his wife. But on his way he gives away a flower to each of the friends he meets — Raju Ghodawala, Tsering and her baby who have come from Tibet, Laccha..
Lined up on a street are noisy motorbikes, honking cars, crowded buses, impatient autos... In their midst sits Maharani! At the heart of this funny little vignette is a cool-as-a-cucumber cow, an all too familiar character of an Indian streetscape. Nancy Raj’s full-of-life pictures bustle with detai..
Hiss! Boo! Muahahaha! Mala creeps up from behind and scares everyone. Then her mother gives her a pair of pretty silver anklets... The pictures of this charming story have the exuberance and freshness typical of Nancy Raj's work...
A bird's nest? A cow with two horns? No, it's Minu's hair and she does NOT like it. Her mother, her father, her grandmother try hard to tame it. But her grandfather is unconcerned… The illustrations of this charming story give Minu's hair a truly wild, tactile feel as it spills exuberantly through t..
A hot summer day, an old man in dusty clothes who calls himself a maharaja, a little boy Munna who believes him, and a teashop full of people who don’t… With the familiar feel of a folktale, this delightful story keeps the reader guessing till the end! Going with the flavour, Deepa Balsavar chooses ..
2013: Darsana National Award for Best Children's Book A young monk who likes playing football, a professor who has been studying earthworms for 40 years, a designer with a passion for tap dancing… My Facebook Friends, as the title suggests, is inspired by the virtual phenomenon of social networking..
Who says the city belongs only to people? Meet Moti the elephant, Phad Phad the pigeon, Banno the buffalo, and many other two- and four-legged creaturs that also live in the city. Photographs and cheerful illustrations combine with easy text to give children a fresh perspective on more everyday bird..