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Spook-tacular New Stories for Children this October!

Get ready for an epic October! Dive into stories of heroes, Greek gods, dreamers, and amazing adventures with animals. Plus, learn from the incredible A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. These new releases are a ticket to a world of imagination and fun for children of all ages – don’t miss out!

 

A Children's History of India in 100 objects
A Children’s History of India in 100 objects ||Devika Cariapa

Spanning the entirety of Indian history, from prehistoric to contemporary times, the 100 objects and artefacts chronicled in this book have shaped our present. Learn about the people who created these amazing objects, their way of life and culture, and how these objects influenced our world.
Embellished with vibrant illustrations, this engaging book will fire the imagination of readers and make them look at our incredible material remains in a new light while helping them understand our diverse pasts.

 

The Arthashashtra for Children
The Arthashashtra for Children || Deepa Agarwal

India’s gift to the world-Kautilya’s Arthashastra addresses almost every aspect of governance from the duties and objectives of the ruler to social welfare, financial management, town planning, law and justice and foreign affairs. Lost for centuries, it was miraculously rediscovered by Rudrapatna Shamasastry, a Sanskrit scholar, in 1905 CE.

This version, especially adapted for young readers, aims to acquaint them with a heritage work, while providing insights into the nitty gritty of running a country. Using examples from history as well as current geopolitics, it attempts to illustrate how Kautilya’s theories of governance remain as relevant as they were two thousand years ago.

 

Greek Gods, Mosters and Heroes
Greek Gods, Mosters and Heroes || DEVDUTT PATTANAIK

Curated with fascinating bite-sized introductions-to well-known gods like Zeus and Poseidon, heroes like Heracles and Bellerophon, and monsters like Cyclops and Minotaur-it features over forty playful artworks of Greeks in Indian clothing along with dedicated colouring pages.

One-of-a-kind, Greek Gods, Monsters and Heroes is a must-have for every curious mythology enthusiast and budding artist!

 

Dreamers Box Set
Dreamers Box Set || Lavanya Karthik

 

Do you dream of changing the world?

Here are ten tales of some exceptional girls and boys who dared to dream the impossible, and their first steps towards greatness in diverse fields.

They are . . .

Mahasweta Devi
Satyajit Ray
J.R.D. Tata
Bachendri Pal
Janaki Ammal
Salim Ali
P. T. Usha
R. K. Laxman and R. K. Narayan
P.C. Sorcar
Teejan Bai

Illustrated in a style unique to each book, these are ten tales to inspire the Dreamer in you.

 

Uncontrollable
Uncontrollable || Varsha Seshan

Children forced out of their homes
Humans discarded as empty shells
A Machine that sucks out Power.
Secrets
More secrets
And still more secrets-
I must fight a government of evil,
destroy the Machine,
and . . . save my mother.

Me, twelve-year-old Rohini.
Ha. Really?

 

Animals in the House
Animals in the House || Ruskin Bond

‘Grandfather and I saw eye to eye on the matter of pets, and whenever Grandmother decided it was time to get rid of a tame white rat or a squirrel, I would conceal them in a hole in the jackfruit tree.’

Instead of having brothers and sisters to grow up with in India, young Ruskin had several odd companions, including a monkey, a tortoise, a python and a Great Indian Hornbill. His grandfather was responsible for all this wildlife, and their home in Dehra became a centre of action and laughter as a variety of creatures were brought home—the furry, feathered, fierce and friendly—all under one roof.

Bursting with delightful illustrations, this chapter book features endearing characters and hilarious episodes, making it a perfect introduction to the wonderful world of Ruskin Bond!

 

A.P.J Abdul Kalam in 100 Anecdotes
A.P.J Abdul Kalam in 100 Anecdotes || Arthy Muthanna Singh, Mamta Nainy

A.P.J Abdul Kalam in 100 Anecdotes is one-of-a-kind book, with gorgeous illustrations, is a collectible edition that celebrates an extraordinary man who serves as a role model for all. Starting from his days growing up in the island town of Rameswaram, to working on India’s space programmes, to his years as the eleventh President of India and his life thereafter, the hundred anecdotes in the book have been chosen with utmost care to demonstrate the importance of hard work, commitment, courage, and innovative thinking that he stood for.

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