With banana-eating monsters, oil-brewing aunts, vegetarian vampires and time-telling superdogs, our books for younger readers will make you want to read more, chuckle aloud and maybe even sing.
“It was no great hardship for Moin to stop singing, but stopping the monster was proving to be an impossible task ...”
When you share a house with a ... Read More
Rousseau is a silly, happy dog who has one special power: he can tell the time.
When the Orange Marmaladies from the Black Hole of Time stop all timetelling ... Read More
Kris is not a normal vampire boy. But the children at school are terrified of him. Will he ever find a ... Read More
Veena is full of bright ideas. She gets Aunt Malu to use her magic to make something new and wonderful. But magic has its own rules, and soon Veena and ... Read More
An escaped tiger. Lost parents. Puppies who need a home. What's a little girl to ... Read More
Armaan's new dog Bonkers is insane: he chews Armaan's spectacles, eats up his favourite shoe and gets him into deep trouble with the school bully, TT. ... Read More
Timmi's life is full of tangles: Her mother expects her to go to school even though she's a raja; Idliamma eats up all her idlis and everyone thinks Timmi ... Read More
Can a fart change a life? Authors Jerry Pinto, Anushka Ravishankar and Sayoni Basu delve into their childhood memories of Goa, Kerala and Bengal, ... Read More
Petu Pumpkin is always eating. When he starts emptying his friends' tiffin boxes, they form a secret society to save their lunches. But the magic potion ... Read More
The mighty Mughal emperor Akbar is angry. Someone is leaking secrets of his court to his enemies. What's worse, his enemies are now laughing at Akbar. Who ... Read More
The great Mauryan emperor Ashoka is furious. Someone is messing with the messages he wants inscribed on rocks and pillars. What's worse, the messages are ... Read More
The Orange Marmaladies are back!
This time they have captured Rousseau, the timetelling superdog, and taken him to Marmaland, to find out what makes him ... Read More
Raja Raja Chola, the King of Kings, is upset. Someone is swapping the precious pepper being shipped to China with goat droppings. What’s worse, the ... Read More
The Gap Club has challenged the Fourth Standards to a football match. But they cannot practise unless they get a football! The fate of the match rests on ... Read More
Razia Sultan, the dynamic ruler of Dihli, is enraged. Someone is sending her pesky presents--girly dresses and soppy poems on sultanas. What’s worse, ... Read More
Krish has to give a speech at school. But how can he, when he stammers? And what’s worse, his partner is the Big Bully! Will Krish get out of this ... Read More
Nina is very shy, but she has a secret superpower. When a silver owl disappears from a neighbour's house, it's the shy supergirl who has to find the ... Read More
Enter the monster garden
and meet a Scrumpeelious
a Tankstomper ...
... and many other strange creatures.
But what does a Sharmistickle ... Read More
by M Krishnan
The hispid hare
is rather rare"
in fact, outside north-eastern east
it lives nowhere,
and even there
it is a most uncommon beast.
With scientific facts, quirky ... Read More
Sumi is not a lucky girl. Her super-chef mom is always feeding her things like pumpkin peel muffins and furryleaf parathas. Yuck.
Sumi has to get her ... Read More
Maya has finally become a monitor! But oh no! She's lost the key to the class cupboard! It's not at home, it's not in the playground and it's definitely ... Read More
Peanut's plans always end badly! 'No more plans,' says her mother. But the neighbourhood pups need help, so Peanut has to make a new plan, urgently! But ... Read More
How do I get my kids to be polite?
How do I get my kids to stop fighting?
How do I get my son to do homework without
How do I deal with ... Read More
Kittu is lost!
The World’s Most Chaotic Family has left him behind at a dhaba on the highway in the middle of nowhere.
He is rescued by an icecreamwala ... Read More
Manya badly, badly wants to be Shere Khan in her school play. The Jungle Book is her favourite film and she knows all the lines. She's sure she'll be a ... Read More
Shah Jahan, the Great Mughal Emperor, is hopping mad. Someone has replaced the precious Timur ruby on this throne with ... a plum! What’s worse, plums ... Read More
An antique watch is stolen...
Packets of Mayamix are destroyed...
A neighbour goes missing...
Something fishy is going on and Mira the detective will get to ... Read More
Sandy's mummy is getting as large as an elephant. But he has no time to worry about it because his new friend, Aftab, needs saving from mean Mrs Gupta ... Read More
When Petu starts cheating, his friends are sure he is headed for a life of crime. They try everything to stop him--hypnosis, a home-baked truth serum, a ... Read More
Jahan’s best friend Susie has a lisp. The boys in the park tease her and call her Thoothie and the kids at school laugh at her. Fed up, Susie decides ... Read More
My big brother Neel has wheels!
Neel's wheelchair transforms itself to fight dragons and monsters and chase away scary creatures of the night.
This book ... Read More
When Jiya meets Urmila, she sees a loud girl with a fierce expression and too-bright clothes. Urmila sees a snooty girl with a dull dress and no spunk. ... Read More
Magesh is different from other children. He's no good with words. And when he's misunderstood he gets upset and his movements get jerky. But there are ... Read More
Peanut used to love the piano. But now it’s a big old monster, that comes with lessons, exams and Moonish Sir’s scolding, and she’s had enough of ... Read More
Only those who really, badly need an answer would dare go to the witch! But Amra has done something bad, and he really, badly needs to know if he is in ... Read More