MEET THE SUPERSTARS OF INDIA’S ANIMAL KINGDOM! A crocodile who loves eating rice. A mule who won an award for bravery. A camera-friendly tigress who ruled Ranthambore. Swashbuckling monitor lizards. Rats believed to be the children of a goddess. Cuddly dogs who help nervous travellers. Five thousand punctual parrots… Soar, crawl, hop and scamper about with these and other intriguing creatures, along with their equally interesting human friends, as they take you on a most unusual journey across the country. Cheerfully told and charmingly illustrated, these animal stories, collected from cities, jungles, rescue missions and maybe even your neighbourhood, are funny, fascinating and downright adorable. And the best part? They’re all completely true!
It’s the summer holidays, and Lucky, the Cocker Spaniel puppy, Adit and Zara spend a few days at Nana and Nani’s house. There, they meet Vincent, the parrot, and Sabby, the tortoise. Vincent learns to screech, ‘Lucky! LUCKY!’ at all odd times, and Sabby tends to disappear. A dog. A parrot. A tortoise. Summer holidays. Nana and Nani’s house. Can things get more fun? Told through a dog’s eyes, this story will make you shriek with laughter, and wish that summer never ends. Lucky, It’s Summer! is the third book in the Lucky series. As with the first two books – Lucky, It’s Diwali! and Lucky, It’s Not Just a Christmas Story! – it is guaranteed to worm its way into your heart.
This book presents eight Kathas that capture the essence of the conversation that took place between Lord Krishna and Arjuna during the Kurukshetra War. The message of each of these Kathas is simplified and conveyed through stories that children can relate to and understand. The stories will help children comprehend the attitude of the people they meet in their everyday life, their own response to them and to life in general. The stories are interspersed with activities to reinforce the message of the Gita.
The Woodcutter has come to cut the ancient Deodar tree up in the forests of the Himalayas. The animals and birds are determined to save their friend from him. This riveting tale is about the friendship between the animals and the trees. The plan they come up with to distract the Woodcutter will keep the reader engrossed : How were the Himalayas formed? How does a small stream reach the sea? Packed with information and stories about nature’s happenings, told through the voice of various animals, this is a story set in a Himalayan forest in Sirmaur.
Interspersed with a mix of fact and fiction one meets cinnamon sparrows, parakeets, the Monal pheasant and the black-faced langurs along with a mythical Blue Bird and a magical plum tree. Sparkling with humour and imagination, this story promises to entertain children with its creativity and conversational tone, and even spurs them to create their own origin theories.
When Peter wanders into his school’s Heritage Library one day, little did he know that he was going to find mystery, adventure, friendship and excitement. There’s Uru, the quirky Librarian, daredevil twins Asha and Usha, super learner Arun, logical Sania and the genius Peter – together, they join forces to catch the mysterious invisible spy hiding in their school.
Will they succeed?