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When Bholu Came Back

This book by Kavitha Punniyamurthi, published by Tulika Books is a captivating story of special bond of love and understanding shared by Bholu the camel and his owner Beni Ram. The book has a very subtle message of modernisation vs traditional ways of life. Beni Ram, who was now getting old and was jobless was

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Kalpana’s cycle

This lovely story written by Sowmya Rajendran, beautifully illustrated by Kabini Amin and published by Pratham Books is a story of a determined girl Kalpana who, despite several falls, continues to try to learn cycling. Kalpana’s mother got the cycle from her workplace and her brother Prabhu was helping her to learn cycling. My heart went

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Revenge of the Puppets

This amazing story written by Nadine D’Souza and published by Karadi Tales shapes up in a beautiful Rajasthani village where Bhairo and Bhanu worked as puppeteers. They had four puppets, Jhumri, the beautiful dancer, Veer, the hero, Kalia- the villain, and a horse, named Dagdu. One night, Bhairo and Bhanu decided to make new puppets and replace

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The Ammuchi Puchi

This amazing book, written by Sharanya Manivannan and published by Puffin books is about two siblings, Aditya and Anjali and and the bond they share with their grandmother, Amuchhi. I loved the character of grandmother the most as unlike my own grandmother, she narrated ghost stories. But one day, she fell sick and passes away.

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The Shy Super Girl

‘Shy Super Girl’ by Shabnam Minwalla will always be in my list of favorite books as the protagonist Nina and I are a bit similar. We both are shy and a bit reserved. The story revolves around Nina, a nine year old, short, shy and barely noticeable girl. But she had a superpower. She could

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A Perfect Match

‘A Perfect Match’ by Ramendra Kumar is actually a perfect book! I simply loved the storyline. An old couple trains the kids of their locality; free of cost and the training is not of Cricket but Hockey! I completely drooled over the team names- the Halwa team of Dadiji and Jalebi team of Dadaji .

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School is Cool

Every child who goes to school will surely relate to this beautifully written book, ‘School is cool’ by Sowmya Rajendran. Like the protagonist of the story, every child finds it difficult to get up early in the morning to go to school. The girl in story keeps on imagining while her mother keeps shouting that

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Fakruddin’s Fridge

As I was reading this beautifully written book by Meenu Thomas, all I wished was to play the song “Don’t worry be happy” and invite dear Fakruddin to listen to it! Fakruddin- the main character of the story worries a lot, gets tensed and confused easily and then bombards his mother with endless questions. Poor

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That Summer at Kalagarh

Author – Ranjit Lal This book is about a girl named Gitanjali, who loved elephants. Her three cousins figured out her secret, her love for elephants. They teased her nicknaming her, Hathini: she elephant. There is a twist in the story, and soon Gitanjali finds herself in a very different position… They decide to go

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Can’t Stop Cody!

Author – Abhay Prasad and Nanditta Chibber Reviewer – Navika Ratnani, 8 years School – Class 3, Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi

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