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Wednesday, July 08, 2020

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Milton and the Invisible Coronavirus: A book that tells kids how to fight the illness

June 12, 2020 6:49 pm

In Denmark, the book is already being used in primary schools to alleviate concerns and explain the COVID-19 situation to young children.

Watch: Jerry Pinto on how to get kids to fall in love with books

May 05, 2020 4:09 pm

"You do not read to kids, you read with them. Let them make a lot of noise, let them bounce around," author Jerry Pinto said.

Satyajit Ray at 99: An extract from The Final Adventures of Professor Shonku

May 02, 2020 3:10 pm

"Ever since my days as a student, when I’d read H.G. Wells’s amazing book, The Time Machine, I’ve nursed this great aspiration to invent such a machine myself. The desire is no longer confined to wishful thinking alone."

The power of picture books: A chat with Richa Jha and Priya Kuriyan; watch video

April 23, 2020 6:36 pm

World Book Day: Kuriyan emphasises the importance of developing visual literacy and how so much of our conversation consists of non-verbal cues.

Publishers recommend the best books for your child to read on Kindle

April 14, 2020 12:38 pm

Whether in physical form, or an e-version, books are great for spending the time resourcefully.

Louisa May Alcott's feminist fiction Little Women was deeply autobiographical

February 22, 2020 5:24 pm

Great Storytellers for Children: Louisa advocated women's rights throughout her life and also fought against slavery. The author's feminist theories are actively expressed in her writing.

Children's books of February 2020

February 08, 2020 12:35 pm

From books about little-known heroes to stories of Tenali Raman, there is a lot your child can read.

Great storytellers for kids: Johanna Spyri, beloved daughter of the Alps

January 22, 2020 8:47 am

When Heidi came into my hands as a nine-year-old, I was enthralled by this little girl's ability to transform so many people, bring sunshine into so many lives.

You too can become a Buddha: Author Tripti Nainwal on why kids need to be given this message

January 22, 2020 7:51 am

"Siddhartha was a human being just like us and yet he became the Buddha. And if he could do it, so can kids," said children's author Tripti Nainwal.

92 per cent children in India read books for fun, says survey

January 17, 2020 4:19 pm

The survey found that young kids take more interest in reading short stories with pictures, mainly comics and fairy tales.