Tag: Imc Picks

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Looking for magazines for kids? All children’s magazines aren’t created equal. We bring you the ones that are totally worth their salt. Every child’s happy memories are filled with magazines of some kind. I used to love Disney Today, Tinkle and Gokulam when I was a child. I’d come hurrying back from school to read the…

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Always Anjali is a beautiful children’s book about a 7-year-old who feels out of place in her environment.  Anjali is 7 yrs old and is excited to get her new bike and take it to her school carnival with her friends Courtney and Mary. At the carnival, they decide to get name license plates for…

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Looking for a fabulous sensory spice activity for the summer? We think this wonderful idea works throughout the year!  Have you ever had an experience where your child has picked out those “black-black things” from their dal? Well, we decided it is time to come up close and personal with the pantry staple in every…

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If I Could Teach My Teacher by Sakshi Singh is a wonderful collection of poems that your children will love reading and reciting! Ever since I was a child, I simply loved poetry. My favorite poems when I was growing up were ‘Matilda’ by Hillaire Belloc, ‘Bells’ by Edgar Allen Poe, ‘Macavity’ by TS Eliot, and of…

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It’s a Mom Thing: Kickass Parenting by Sathya Ramaganapathy will make you laugh till you cry! Beneath the hilarity and the brilliant writing, though, there are the intriguing stories about raising children that we will relate to and recognize immediately.  It’s a Mom Thing: Kickass Parenting by Sathya Ramaganapathy begins with a delightful spin on Jane…

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When Morning Comes by Arushi Raina is a YA historical novel set during the 1976 Soweto student uprising. A powerful and moving book with interesting and diverse characters, your young adult will love it! As soon as I read When Morning Comes by Arushi Raina, I was fascinated by how this young writer had achieved something remarkble. She managed to…

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My daughter is 8 and she wants to conquer the world with a lemonade stand. Sound familiar? When I was a kid, I put one up too, in our colony in Madras. It did fairly good business. Why lemonade? Well, it’s healthy, hydrating, simple to make, yummy. Also, when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade.…

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Susie Will Not Speak by Shruthi Rao is about a girl who lisps, the people who bully her for it, and the one friend who sticks up for her. What’s not to love? Susie Will Not Speak by Shruthi Rao is a book about a girl named Susie who talks with a distinctive lisp. Kids at school…

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Published by Puffin, The Curious Case of the Sweet and Spicy Sweetshop is one of those delightful books that you just cannot put down. It has everything – funny, interesting and endearing characters, a fabulous and quaint setting, a fast-paced plot, and enthralling sub-plots. It’s like JK Rowling’s Harry Potter, Neil Gaiman’s Stardust and RK Narayan’s Swami and…

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Tigers Forever! published by Katha Books by Ruskin Bond and illustrated by David Stribbling is a wonderful book to introduce your child to this magnificent animal. There was a time when the mighty dinosaurs ruled the earth. We see them only in books, toys, and cartoons now. Though its hard to imagine sharing the world with those gigantic…

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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…

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Move over honeymoon, here comes babymoon. The sweet time when you are blissfully pregnant and you have a few more days of being just the two of you. Because after you have had a child, travelling is not as easy as stuffing things in a backpack and buying a ticket, hence the babymoon. A Grand…