Book Review | Farmer Falgu Goes to the Market
Author: Chitra Soundar
Illustrator: Kanika Nair
A farmer named Falgu is on his way to the market. This beautifully illustrated story brings out vivid images of the farmer’s journey with all his vegetables to the market. The problems he encounters as he rides his bullock cart on the bumpy, rickety roads.
The book is appropriate for children in the age group of 2-4 years. It helps the child to imagine and develop curiosity on farm commodities like vegetables and eggs and understand the ingenous problem-solving abilities of the farmer. It teaches the child not to give up in times of adversity and develop common sense and logic. Continue reading
THE PLEASANT RAKSHASA
Author: Sowmya Rajendran
Illustrator: Nivedita Subramanian
Karimuga was a pleasant daksha who is purple in colour with pink cheeks and yellow wold flower like teeth and a big belly ..That’s the reason other rakshashas were jealous of him ..
When karimuga heard about the whispers of other rakshasa he was happy but he started Worthing and thought that no one should feel sad because of him and went to the wisdom tree of the jungke to seek help…
He seeked the blessings of the tree to transfer his beauty to other rakshasha around..
All the rakshasas were happy getting the colours on them…
And the karimuga was little sad about his dull look now..
Finally something happened to karimuga and he was happy too was the twist of the story…
A book to tell about sharing and to spread happiness to the people around..
A book for 2 year and above kids
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LOOK THE MOON
Author: Sandhya Rao
Pictures : Trotsky Marudu..
A picture book for toddlers to introduce about the phases of moon..
It’s always great to look at the dark blue sky through a window..Added to this happiness is to watch the moon grow everyday through the window..
Its great to watch the wisps of cloud( while reading this I always remember the imaginations I used to have everytime while watching the clouds: sometimes a lion, sometimes a lady, sometimes a horse and many more ), a silver moon, a semi circle, a comma, a half Circle, a big circle….
Author: Shella Dhir
Pictures : Mugdha Sethi
A Book about fingers on the hands and uses..
Each finger has its own personality and when it comes together they make many things happen around. Each fingers have different fingerprints. They can be used to make animals ..
First comes the thing without which its hard to hold anything..
Next comes the index finger which helps to hold, write and draw..
Next comes the middle finger , the tallest of all.
The fourth finger needs the the support
Of other fingers to tap, type mix and fix..
Then comes the littlest finger of all..which moves together with thing for many activities.
When two hands join together they can clap, play music, paint, pull, count, pick, cut,sign, and most of all welcomes people through Namaste….
A playful entertaining picture book to learn about hands and fingers for the toddlers..
Sunu -Sunu Snail STORM IN THE GARDEN by SANDHYA RAO ,Pictures by ASHOK RAJAGOPALAN
Sunu sunu the snail who is playing in the garden with his friends the ants. Suddenly there is a storm in the garden. So the ants asked him to return back home so his mother will not worry for him.He returnd back to home, under a big rock, and started narrating about the storm and what all he heard.
A delightful picture book with simple text and excellent illustrations for a 2 year old Continue reading