Books for Kids

In our book review section you will find reviews of children's books from all over the world. We also carry book excerpts, favorite reading lists by well-known writers and lists of great books for children. We review all genres of children's books - the classics and the new, illustrated books, picture books...

The Final Glacier

A Journey to Gaumukh Written by Sheila Sharma Translated by Shama Chowdhury Illustrations by Reenie Kaur Published by National Book Trust, New DelhiExcerpts from the book:Devyani and Aditya were so tired that they could hardly keep their eyes open and at Harsil they couldn't wait to fall into...

Snake People

The Snakes Around Us Written by Zai and Rom Whitaker Illustrations by Shekar Dattatri Published by National Book Trust, New DelhiThis fascinating book gives us glimpses of the lives of the Irula tribals of Tamil Nadu, who are great snake catchers. The authors, who run a...

Gems of Indian Literature

Excerpts from 'Books Forever' Written by Manoj Das Published by National Book Trust, New DelhiIndia's literary past is indeed great. It's a known fact that many of the parables of the Bible, the fables of Aesop of Greece, the folktales collected by the Grimm brothers of...

AHA! Books: Manjula Padmanabhan

Award-winning writer, playwright, artist, cartoonist and illustrator, Manjula Padmanabhan has published 21 books for children. She lists out her 10 all-time favourite children's books and series, for Pitara's A-Ha list.List of Ten: It's not possible to make a list of "Ten Favourite" children's books, without...

AHA! Books: Arvind Gupta

An individual booklist is found to reflect the compiler’s own interests and biases. To that extent this booklist does not lay claim to any objectivity. It contains some extremely fine books on education, popular science, maths and children’s stories. Over the years, I have...

A Teacher Remembers

Excerpts from the book: Divaswapna, An Educator's Reverie Written by Gijubhai Badheka; Translated by Chittaranjan Pathak Published by National Book Trust, New DelhiI waited eagerly for the school to begin. I was eager to take my class and start my work; eager to put my new...

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