Monday, September 2, 2013

101 Indian Children's Books We Love

101 Indian Children's Books We Love, a valuable guide to some of the best Indian children's books in English is here! 

From classics to new books, this handy guide edited by Anita Roy and Samina Mishra, has reviews by children and adults, and is a must-have for teachers, parents, kids, librarians, bookstores and children's book lovers. Additionally, it includes essays on children's literature in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi and Malayalam as well as articles on influential figures. 

A whopping 26 Tulika titles feature in this list. Here they are:

1. Ekki Dokki by Sandhya Rao, pictures Ranjan De
2. Line and Circle by Radhika Menon, pictures Trotsky Marudu
3. My Mother's Sari by Sandhya Rao, pictures Nina Sabnani
4. What Did You See? by Nandini Nayar, pictures Soumya Menon

5. What Shall I Make? by Nandini Nayar, pictures Proiti Roy
6. Where's that Cat? by Manjula Padmanabhan

7. Brahma's Butterfly by Meena Raghunathan, pictures Kavita Singh Kale
8. Ismat's Eid by Fawzia Gilani-Williams, pictures Proiti Roy
9 - 13. Baby Bahadur series by Radhika Chadha, pictures Priya Kuriyan
14. When Ali Became Bajrangbali by Devashish Makhija, pictures Priya Kuriyan
15. Who Will Be Ningthou by Indira Mukherjee, pictures A.V. Ilango
16. The Why-Why Girl by Mahasweta Devi, pictures Kanika Kini
17. Wrestling Mania by Sandhya Rao, pictures Srividya Natarajan

18. Aditi and the One-Eyed Monkey by Suniti Namjoshi, pictures Shefalee Jain
19 - 22. Four books in the Looking at Art series by Anjali Raghbeer, pictures Soumya Menon
23. Picture Gandhi by Sandhya Rao
24. Bhopal Gas Tragedy by Suroopa Mukherjee
25. Mayil Will Not Be Quiet! by Niveditha Subramaniam and Sowmya Rajendran
26. Mathematwist by T.V. Padma, pictures Proiti Roy

The book is available on the Zubaan website, Flipkart and Amazon.

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