The Reading Momster

Thatha at School by Richa Jha and Illustrated by Gautam Benegal

Title – Thatha At School Written by Richa Jha Illustrated by Gautam Benegal In Richa Jha’s Thatha at school – Oviyam’s school is celebrating Grandparent’s day and all kids are expected to bring their Grandparents. Everyone is excited about this but Oviyam is not. Ovi doesn’t want her Thatha [ grandfather in Tamil ] to come to school. It is not because she doesn’t love him, but because of his attire. He would only wear Dhoti everyhere he went and Ovi felt embarresed to take him to school, surely all

My First Book of London by Charlotte Guillain

My First Book of London by Charlotte Guillain is a Non fiction Picture book published by Bloomsbury Books. Book Name : My First Book of London Author : Charlotte Guillain Illustrated by Roland Dry London is a beautiful city and is one of the most sought after travel destinations too. This beautiful hardcover book is just perfect to have a bookilicious tour of London. One look at the Table of contents, and you know all the famous Landmarksa is covered! A handy map of London is provided fr kids to pour over

Simple ways to make Brushing fun for toddlers

I never had a day when Brushing the toddler was easy. The Morning Routine which included Brushing was easily the most time – consuming and frustrating of all experiences. I have used tons of methods but the below have worked the best for me and I hope this helps you too. So here are 4 simple ways to make brushing fun and do read my review of the new favorite find – Mamaearth berry blast toothpaste Make a Story I usually have monsters attcking her front teeth anad then jumping

Father’s Day Books for little kids

Father’s Day is on June 17th! And more than anything, the in-house monsters love spending time cuddling with their Father playing games or reading books! So here are a selection of our Favorite Father’s Day Books for little kids to read with their Dad! FArTHER by Grahame Baker- Smith This book tells the story of a father and son and a dream to fly. The father is possessed with an unrelenting desire to fly which he never achieves. When the father goes off to war and doesn’t return, the dream

Enchantico Box – A Books Subscription Box for kids

For most part, friends who come home for the first time ask me 1 very important question ” How do you select books for your kids, and what do you look for in a book? I can tell you that it is one of the most important questions and to answer it simply –  choose wisely. The books that are well – curated, intentionally picked and carefully thought out. What if, I tell you that even though you are not able to read every book in the market and the select

Book Love: For the love of a cat by Rosalind Wilson, Art by Wen Hsu

For the Love of a cat by Rosalind Wilson, with Art by Wen Hsu is published by Katha Books, Here is a Blurb [ Katha.Org ] – A young man cycles into a town to find himself in the company of a lively little boy. He tells him fascinating stories of going far and wide on a bicycle. Enchanted, the little boy dreams of cycling away into distant lands… Can his dreams come true? Get away by this gentle story and discover how an act of kindness can change someone’s

Book Love : A Book is a Bee by Lavanya Karthik and Illustrated by Ruchi Shah

A Book is a Bee by Lavanya Karthik is a whimsical ode to books and what they mean to little children. Each verse in the book reminds you how reading books is this magical experience,   A book is a bee buzzing in your head with things to say. A book is a tree with branches to climb to see the world around. There are many such beautiful lines. Is it not true that books take the kids and us into lands that are far off and they inspire ideas

Bumboo – The Donkey who wouldn’t Budge by Sujatha Padmanabhan

Do you know of a Donkey named Bumboo? He lives in Ladakh with his little friend Padma and her family! Bumboo helps Padma’s family in many ways and lives with many other animals in a pen next to where Padma and her family lives. Bumboo loves Padma and she him. But Bumboo was different from other Donkeys, and Padma notices it first. Bumboo behaved oddly the minute Sun went down, he would just fall down on his knees whereever he is and wouldn’t budge from their till the next morning.

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