A picture to introduce about phases of moon in simple phrases

​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….

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A book to learn about fingers

LITTLE FINGERS


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..

Tulika books on creepy crawlies

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.

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A book to learn about migration 

WAGTAIL FLIES AWAY by MATHANGI SUBRAMANIAN illustrated by SUVIDHA MISTRY

When the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, wagtail identifies its time to migrate to warmer places. Here a wagtail and her mama are getting ready with their flock to migrate as the winter is nearby. When the mama explains about flying across the oceans and across the land , wagtail doubts about her strongness to fly so far. Mama clears her doubt that they grow strong enough by eating healthy foods for months. Continue reading

A strange Dream of a little boy

THE DAY THE VEGETABLES CAME TO SCHOOL by VENKATARAMANA GOWDA Illustrated by PADMANABHA

On his way to school Raju sees all vegetables of all shapes and sizes heading to school with their school bags and water bottles. No one else including his teachers seems surprised to see them..😉Instead the teacher came forward to welcome him by patting him on the back.

When the teacher left someone continued to pat him hard.He just opened his to see his mom shaking him to make him awake to get himself ready for school.Then he realised that he had a strange dream of different vegetables like root vegetables , leafy vegetables marching towards his school. When the parade reached the school all children came to the door to watch the strange parade.He rushed to get him ready to reach school on time

A book about vegetables which we are reading as a part of our vegetable theme activities.An excellent book for 2 years and above kids..

Do you want to introduce about India to your toddlers?

INDIA AN ALPHABET RIDE by SHALLU JINDAL

Illustrated by PRIYA KURIYAN

Do you want to introduce about India to  your toddlers?Do you face challenges to teach about India?

Then this book is your right choice

A book which uses illustrations and alphabets to tell everything about the country in a very simple interesting way..

Book starts with Letter A representing National ANTHEM and Continues with BRAVEry,different types of bravery awards  armed forces which keeps us safe, CULTURE, musical heritage, festivals, foods of different states ,DANCES and its origin, EQUALITY, India’s freedom, FLAG and its significance,Father of Indian Nation Mahatma GANDHI, quit india movement, non violence,the integral part of India,HIMALAYAS,INDIA,states of the country and its identity,JUNGLES of India, state animals, KAUTILYA- a great Indian teacher and philosopher,LANGUAGESof different parts of India, MONSOONS of India,NEHRU and his love for children,OM, PATRIOTISM, QUIZ-Wonderful things discovered in india,RIGHTS-fundamental rights from the Constitution of india, SALUTATIONS- ways of greeting people,TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, arts and crafts, paintings, UNITY,VALUES That imbibe from our families and culture, WOMAN of India, godess, places every Indian must visit, different professions, ZERO , the invention of India..

Ends with an quote and encouraging words to the readers of the book..

An excellent book for the kids even for all to learn everything they need to know about India..

Our most favourite read now…

We(me and my son) have come across many books in the last 2 years of our reading journey. One of the book which he loves to the most now is Naisha series books( a set of 12 books ) which I got very recently from Jasmine Bheda. Continue reading