We Did It! We Did It , go Dora and Boots whenever they finish an adventure. That’s exactly what we have been feeling in Team IMC. The Book Week this year, started as a part of a simple discussion, with Preethi wondering if we should do it as a continuation to last year’s Book Week.
My kiddo is very much into story telling.I think he got it from my sister-in-law who is a very good storyteller 🙂 and thanks to Sprouts television, where they do storytelling using sand painting and shadows. He likes them very much. So every night instead of me telling him story, he would tell me stories
Sowparnika Attavar interviews educator and storyteller, Deeptha Vivekanand for IMC. I am a mother to a four-year-old, who loves books as much as I do. I often attend storytelling sessions and story-based workshops as both of us enjoy them. One storyteller whom I admire and my son totally loves is Deeptha Vivekanand, the founder of
By Sowmya Rajendran Like every child of my generation who grew up reading English books, all I wanted to do was eat potatoes roasted in their jackets and wash it down with ginger beer. I was also partial to ham sandwiches and lemonade. Never mind that I usually ate dosa-chamandhi for breakfast and washed it
Another review by the a child. This Book Week, we have been extremely lucky to have three girls who took out time from their busy schedules of school and summer and review books for us. This time we have Aditi, who decided to review ‘Counting by 7’s’. When I met up with Aditi in Chennai
By Sandhya Renukamba Remember that advertisement for chips in which we cannot stop eating after just one, where we ate and ate until all were done? There are books like that too – just reading one of them is not enough. Fortunately, some of them come in a whole set or series. Here are five
Ashok Rajagopalan is an illustrator, a graphic designer, an animator and also a writer of children’s books. He has illustrated more than 500 books for children in the last twenty years, for publishers like Tulika, Scholastic, Macmillan, Oxford University Press and Orient Longman. Tulika Books was kind enough to facilitate this interview with Ashok for us.
DreamyMommy had sent across this book for my brat on her birthday. The colour of the book (bright red) was so eye-catching that R asked me to read it first to her. Plus the fact that the brat is very fascinated by Hanuman made it very appealing for her. Retold by Devdutt Pattanaik and superbly
So I have a soft corner elephants. They are super adorable creatures. And when you have an elephant with the name Gajapati Kulapati, you don’t have a choice but to fall for him. Gajapati Kulapati Kalabaloosh, written and illustrated by Ashok Rajagopalan, the book is targeted of kids above 2 years by Tulika Books. But honestly the
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
Whichever part of India you reside in, ….chances are that it is either raining or going to rain or just about stopped raining! Though this year’s monsoon’s has had a slow start, its wet…wet wet…all the way now! It is time to let your little ones to flaunt those colourful raincoats, floaters and umbrellas and
The Elephant Bird is a wonderful book about a little girl Munia and the giant one feathered elephant bird. When I got the book, I was intrigued by the name of the bird. I must admit, while I had plans of being a Paleontologist when I was a kid, I had no clue what an elephant bird was. I searched it on
The Chicken That Started it All by Nandini Nayar is a story which makes you think. A lot. Amol and his sister Sudha are looking forward to their usual favorite Sunday lunch of chicken. Their Amma didn’t believe in buying frozen or cut chicken and hence she would ask their househelp to get a live
Nandini Nayar has written a lot of books, from picture books, to books for tweens. We reviewed her book ‘The Chicken That Started it All’ for the Book Week. Her books have a subtle sense of humor and often an imagination which make you wonder, wow, that was so wonderfully thought of! Her book ‘What
Today we talk to Meenu Thomas, the author of the book ‘Fakruddin’s Fridge’, published by Tulika Books. The book was a hit among children for its simplicity and super sweet treatment to a daily problem in life. Aneesha, of Tulika Books was kind enough to facilitate an interview for us with Meenu Thomas. Over to