Browsing: Age 9+

Book Review: ‘I Need to Pee’ by Neha Singh, Illustrated by Meenal Singh and Erik Egerup

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As soon as my daughter and I read I Need to Pee by Neha Singh, the questions trickled in at a steady pace (pun intended of course.) There is no way to read this adorable and important little picture book without feeling the need to lift the lid (there we go again) on everything about it…

Book Review: The Paradise Flycatcher by Deepak Dalal

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As soon as you start reading  The Paradise Flycatcher by Deepak Dalal, you are plunged into a story combines plot, character, and details perfectly. It’s hard to stop reading when the writing is engrossing and the setting is irresistible. In The Paradise Flycatcher, a rare white-headed squirrel named Shikar vanishes without a trace. The garden…

Want author Lakshmi Mitter to write a book about your child?

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A custom picture book by Lakshmi Mitter is drawn and written completely around your child and his or her personality. Mitter uses details from your child’s life and makes the book truly special. We have a discount for the first 10 sign ups! Read on to find out more. Children’s book author Lakshmi Mitter has written…

Review: Kabir and the Silver Spoon by Vinita Srimal Garg #Giveaway

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When I picked up Kabir and the Silver Spoon by Vinita Srimal Garg, I completed it in a single sitting. With 180 pages of simple writing, elegant prose and unforgettable plot twists, this fantasy book about an immensely likable boy named Kabir really transported me to another world. The story begins with Kabir, a 12-year-old…

Ninja Nani and the Bumbling Burglars| Book Review

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Ninja Nani and the Bumbling Burglars, is the first book in the Ninja Nani series of 2 books released thus far. Written by the brilliant Lavanya Karthik and published by Duckbill Books, this book is a whacky 100 plus pages of witty and hilarious story-telling, written in Chapter book format, and is sure to expand one’s imagination. The Plot…

Top Chapter Books for 2017

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I can’t believe we already in the middle of the December and will be bidding farewell to 2017 soon. At the same time, it is the time of the year where we do the bests of 2017. Last week we shared the best board books of 2017, and now here we are with the top chapter…

Manya Learns to Roar | Book Review

Manya Learns to Roar

Here comes the next book in the Children First Series– Manya Learns to Roar written by Shruthi Rao and illustrated by Priya Kurian. This book won the Children First Writing competition, organized by Parag, an initiative of Tata Trusts and Duckbill books. You can find the review of the other winning book and about the…