Mud dolls, swing wheels, stick-ice, pulivesham — Meenu is so excited about the village fair! But she falls down and breaks her leg. Now how will she go? A simple storyline offers many moments of discovery as the child finds and recognises objects and words in the charming, mood-filled illustrations...
The World Tour Mystery takes readers on a twelve stop trip to monuments, sites and wonders of the world with a lively family of six. But that's not all. There's some detective work to be done. Gentle hints in the diary jottings of the travellers and helpful clues in the spectacular pictures invite r..
Tiji and Cheenu like to eat different things, do different things… and they are best friends! Warm, exuberant pictures from one of the country's finest illustrators build up this universal story of friendship...
A delightful story about the delectable momo, that flavour-filled savoury that travelled to India from Tibet, Nepal and beyond. Now you too can relish it with Tsomo in a mouthwatering story in which the steaming hot momo comes appetisingly alive! Watercolour pencil illustrations softened with subtle..
This story written originally in Telugu by a Dalit writer and teacher, is part of a collection of stories of the Dalit experience called 'Different Tales' collated by Anveshi Women's Research Centre, Hyderabad. Worked around a well-known folktale about a couple who quarrel about who shall eat more r..
When Sun was out people did things, but when Moon appeared all they did was sleep! Moon isn’t happy – she too wants to be noticed. So starting from where the three seas meet at the tip of India, she goes to the mountains at the very top, trying to ruffle up waters to announce her presence. But nothi..
After I am Different! and Same and Different, Manjula Padmanabhan merrily takes puzzles to a whole new level of stimulation and challenge, while remaining true to her pet theme of identity and plurality. The brilliantly rendered pictures and designs in We are Different! point to ways of perceiving s..
The residents of Bargad chawl are in danger of losing their homes – their nooks and crannies, shelters and perches. Ali, the monkey, has to find a way out. He swings, jumps and leaps into action, and comes up with a monkey trick that gives a new twist to the phrase, ‘playing god' in this hilarious a..
What will you be when you grow up? To this common question, Appu has the most uncommon answers. If he can't be just ‘me', then he can be anything — or many things! With illustrations that have the lively touch of an animator, this book will open little minds to endless possibilities for the future! ..
What did Kabir find and where did it go? Will he find it again? The simple text is accompanied by graphic pictures lending an interactive dimension to this lost-and-found story. Pictures match clues in the text offering many everyday objects for children to identify as they wander with Kabir through..
"Are you there, Amma?" "Are you inside, Amma?" Kiran looks everywhere – in the kitchen, in the balcony and even in the unlikeliest of places! Where is Amma? follows Nandini Nayar's whimsical What Did You See? and the very popular What Shall I Make? which has editions in the US and the UK and was cit..
Where's That Cat? is all about looking for a naughty little cat on a busy city street filled with people to talk to and things to look at! The endearing pictures with delightful details invite us to join Minnie in her search for Pooni – who is always just a step ahead. ..