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Bernette Ford, who made children’s books more diverse, dies at 70

July 15, 2021 10:30 am

In an email, Wade Hudson of Just Us Books called Ford “an unsung hero in the push to bring more people of color into children’s book publishing.”

New book series to introduce children to world of insects

July 03, 2021 10:55 am

Children will be introduced to a vast variety of insects including bees, mosquitoes, ants, and cockroaches

Three books to remember children's author Subhadra Sen Gupta by

May 09, 2021 9:17 am

Subhadra Sen Gupta, who passed away earlier this month, tried to make sense of India's past, of history, and make that approachable for young readers

Short story for kids: Angry Akku by Vinayak Varma

September 06, 2020 5:38 pm

"In no time, Akku had forgotten all about the STUPID BRICK that made her trip and fall. And about the BAD BOY who laughed at her. And about the IDLI-STEALING CROW. And Akku even forgot about being ANGRY."

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.