Book Love: What Should I Make?

Aarya is not much into playdough and I think it is a beautiful and powerful medium for kids and also very good activity for his tiny fingers. So to encourage him, I bought What Should I Make? by Nandini Nayar from Tulika books. Priced only at 75Rs, this is affordable and the illustrations are beautiful as well. In the story, Neeraj’s Mom is making Rotis (Tortillas) and gives him a small piece from the dough to play with. What all can Neeraj make out of it, is the simple but cute story. We read the story together and Aarya pointed Continue Reading

Book Love: Hooray For Fish

Hooray for Fish by Lucy COusins is everything a picture book should be. It is big, bright and has lovely illustrations. Little fish is taking you on a journey to meet all his friends who include, curly-whirly, 1, 2, 3, pineapple fish, grumpy fish, scary fish to name only a few. It is a beautiful book. Aarya did not want to look at when we first bought it a month back, but now after seeing a lot of fish, eating them – he showed a lot of interest in this book. His favorite in the little fish who he calls Continue Reading

The Suburban Dragon By Garasamo Maccagnone

The Suburban Dragon By Garasamo Maccagnone Illustrations by Al Ochsner 3 little ones are bored when there plans of playing outside are foiled by the rains. There mother seeing them sad and bored, thinks of pepping them up by reading them there favorite book. The kids show no interest as they have read the book a number of times. They yawn to show there boredom. Suddenly from behind there sofa jumps out a Dragon snorting real loud while beating his chest and jumping up and down. The kids and the mother are startled. The kids run and escape but the Continue Reading

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

A Christmas CarolCharles Dickens93 Pages Well, what should I say about this wonderful book?! That I absolutely loved it.. will be the use of the same boring words over and over again 🙂I remember Little Veens had this as one of her chapters in her school classes. Big Veens had totally forgotten about it :)! She was reminded of it by her lovely friend Bethany 🙂I picked up the eBook to read, and was so Surprised to remember Scrooge 🙂 ! As I was browsing I found a lovely audio book of the same :)! I have not heard any Continue Reading

Sam’s Quest for the Crimson Crystal by Ben Furman

Sam’s Quest for the Crimson Crystal by Ben Furman 192 pages Published on April 16, 2007 by Black Hawk Press First of all, thanks to Anna of Diary of an Eccentric for hosting a lovely giveaway where I won this book, and thanks to Ben Furman for sending me signed copy! I was really looking forward to reading this cute book… and I did! And I am glad that I did! Samantha Mae Costa is one of those normal kids with glasses and asthma, and she is your super-hero! Yes, and you will love her because she was there in Continue Reading

The Little Prince by Antonie de Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince is my first graphic novel, which I picked up because I found a free eBook. I have read a graphic short story and loved it, and so I thought I would love this too.As it started off, I thought it was for kids, but then it being in the 1001 list of books, kept me moving forward[ mind you, i am talking about the first page here 😀 ]. I was pleasantly surprised when I read this sentence, I drew the inside of the boaconstrictor, so that the grown-ups could see it clearly.They always need to have Continue Reading