Browsing: Age 4 – 9

Book Review: The Ammuchi Puchi by Sharanya Manivannan

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The Ammuchi Puchi by Sharanya Manivannan is a book that the children will love reading again and again! Every reading brings back new meaning and fresh delights. “When Anjali and I were really little, we were sort of afraid of our grandmother, Ammuchi.” Want a children’s book that combines a great plot, powerful storytelling and gorgeous…

Book Review: Katha’s Feminist Picture Book Series for Boys and Girls

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Katha has published two feminist picture books that bring rural India and women’s rights into focus.  Lachmi’s War by Geeta Dharmarajan, Art by Shashi Shetty Authored by Geeta Dharmarajan, Lachmi’s War is one of the feminist picture books published by Katha. The picture book narrates the story of an evil asura named Tobakachi, who wants to…

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…

3 New and Fabulous Feminist Picture Books from Katha

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This year, Indian children’s book publisher Katha broke new ground by publishing three fabulous feminist picture books that told great stories. My daughter and I sat and read these and one thing struck us. These books are great for both boys and girls! They give beautiful messages about diverse life and career choices, not to mention different…

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…