Book Love: THE PLEASANT RAKSHASA by Sowmya Rajendran

The Pleasant Rakshasa story : Sowmya Rajendran pictures : Niveditha Subramaniam Tulika Publishers Blurb: Karimuga is a rakshasa, a pleasant rakshasa. He is a beautiful rakshasa too. But that makes all other rakshasas jealous of him. ┬áKarimuga can't bear to see them unhappy... Sowmya Rajendran inverts our ideas about beauty, happiness and rakshasas with humour... Continue Reading →

Book Love: Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

I had this on our wishlist for a long time and recently at a sale event I got it for real cheap ­čÖé ­čÖé In the stash of books, Aarya did not pick it up. Today I asked him he would like to read this (after reading his favorites, of course) and he said yes!... Continue Reading →

Book Love: Little Blue Truck

Has there ever been a book, that you coveted for a really LONG time knowing with utmost surety that your little one will enjoy it; and finally when you get it, that little person totally IGNORES it? Well this happened with Little Blue Truck. https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-FoAtH_e5I1A/U2BDKpn6TOI/AAAAAAAAHeE/PYIYAIRmNCA/w1118-h505-no/editedIMG_1957.jpg The number one thing that has been so hard for... Continue Reading →

Book Love: If you give a Mouse a Cookie

This month's Virtual Book Club for Kids Author was┬á┬áLaura Numeroff and we read If you Give a Mouse a Cookie by the author, which is a very cute book on cause and effect! Aarya really likes this book and this week I intentionally added up some activities to tie up with our readings! Activity: Math... Continue Reading →

Book Love – The Snowman by Richard Briggs

I bought "Step into Reading" book version of this book and instantly┬áregretted┬ádoing it ­čÖü It is, but a sad copy of the original. But we watched this video, which was amazing! This is such a beautiful story! I love it and Aarya really enjoyed it too ­čÖé┬áTo accompany this book we did this rather fun... Continue Reading →

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... 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... Continue Reading →

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