Author: cuddlesandreads

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Reading aloud world stories is always delightful . In Handa’s Surprise written by Eileen Browne, a little girl named Handa puts seven delicious fruits in a basket to take to her friend, Akeyo. But as she walks across the forest, seven different animals, manage to peek into her basket and steal the fruit. Handa, of course…

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Come August, kutti (little) girls and boys of kindergarten are off to school in colorful lehengas and kurtas . Mommies are having a tough time, making note of sweets to be sent to school,asking other moms on facebook forums for Krishna costumes , dressing  the tiny tots in ethnic wear and marking some days as…

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Alexander ,the mouse is always chased. The inmates of the house do not like him- so all that he has seen in his life are brooms and mouse traps. One day, he meets Willie, another mouse in one corner of the house.  However the family simply loves Willie. Willie is a toy that the baby…

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My son’s school has nature as the theme for this month . I chanced upon some fabulous books on nature and set them aside for bed time reading. Where is Gola’s home by Tulika Books is one such. Gola, the yak wants a home where he will have food to eat and water to drink.…

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This evening, when I got back home from work, I had a nice little email waiting in my inbox. It was about a story telling session in Bangalore for friendship day. Friendship day this year falls on Aug 3rd. And since it happens to be a Friday, our book reading sessions where we cuddle and…

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Hey I am Dhruv and I am 4 years old and in this post I want to write about my amma and why I think she is the coolest amma . Amma and I live in Bengaluru. Amma works as a software engineer during the day, and transforms herself into a loving and doting mom cuddling me…

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Bengaluru Bookalore’s Dec 2013 event was held at Butterfly Talent Academy in HRBR Layout. Author Poile Sengupta kept the kids engaged through her amusing story of how the animals thought that the sky was falling. She left the kids in raptures what with her caa-ing and cooing. Many animals joined her story, with tigers, lions, hens,…