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Toys For a Big Boy

Stuffed toy dog: Toys For a Big Boy - A story for kids
Ronit Subramanian was seven years old and he was the tallest student in his class. It made him feel very proud. But when he remembered some of the things he used to do as a small kid, he felt a little shy. He wished his mother would not tell those stories to her friends again and again.Last week his...

The Young Tax Commandos

October 14: Every country has its heroes in every generation, and children, when asked what they want to be when they grow up, point at them. There was a time when becoming a diplomat or a cosmonaut was the most thrilling profession for Russian children. Recognition from others, glamour and adventure - these professions seemed to have it all.But...

Ride the Camel

The world looks very strange from a camel's back. On a recent trip to Rajasthan, we travelled on camel back from the city of Jaisalmer to the Sam dhani or sand dunes of the adjoining Thar Desert. We were travelling to Thar, just 42 km away, to watch its dazzling sunsets.Deoram and RajuWhen we set out from Jaisalmer, the...

Veerappan’s Folly

In the forests of South India lived an infamous rogue called Veerappan. There was no marksman who could shoot as well. His gang was known for its acts of cruelty. Mothers would frighten their kids with tales of Veerappan and how he kidnapped naughty children.The entire gang was high on the government's wanted list, for Veerappan and his gang...

Lion On The Loose!…!…

Once it started raining, it just wouldn’t stop. The sky wept great tears in an endless stream until the clouds had entered everyone’s hearts and made them feel as grey and weepy as the weather. But still it rained on and on.Everyone stayed at home, gloomy and bored. "I wish we could DO something," moaned Geeti, "Nothing exciting ever...

A Train Adventure of Wild Animals

A Train Adventure of Wild Animals
An empty goods train was speeding through a jungle. Up front, in the engine, was the driver and at the back, in the last compartment, was the guard. Apart from them, the entire train was empty.A goods train carries goods. Like logs of wood, or boxes of chocolate – ummm, even cars and jeeps. But this train had been...

Tea At The Dhaba

This story is from the book The Adventures of Rusty. Rusty is a 12-year-old boy and as you read on, you might think that he is very much a part of you! The book has two sections, and Tea at tha Dhaba is one of the stories of the second section called "Running Away".Running away from school! It is...

Escape to Freedom

Horses to Vijayanagar Written by Monisha MukundanPublished by Scholastic India Pvt. Ltd.Fortune favours the brave - those who have the courage to ride into the mouth of danger for the pearl of happiness that awaits the deserving ones. And that's exactly what this fascinating adventure is all about.Twelve-year-old Ferdinand and his little sister Manuela live with their elder brother Jose...

Can Frog Fly?

Flying or gliding tree frog is an endangered amphibian.
You must have seen frogs that jump, but have you seen frogs that can fly? Actually not fly, but glide. One member of the treefrog family which is found in Malaya can fly. It flies not for adventure, but to catch its prey.It is called Wallace's Treefrog and is more equipped to chase flying insects than other frogs.It has...

The Adventures of Clifford

Clifford the Small Red Puppy Clifford Grows Up Clifford takes a Trip Written by Norman BirdwellPictures by Norman Birdwell Published by Scholastic Inc. Ltd.The three charming picture-books tell the story of the reddest, biggest dog in America, Clifford.Clifford the Small Puppy is the story of Clifford, the tiniest puppy who grows up to be the largest dog ever seen. He belongs to the...

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