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Not very long ago, while searching for Indian books for classes 11 and 12 we found just a few books that could be considered  suitable...

This children’s issue of The Book Review comes out in a post Harry Potter world. In July 2007, to much hype and anticipation,...

Since time memorial, story collections such as the Panchatantra, Hitopadesha, and Kathasaritsagara, folk tales, or stories...

Children’s publishing is on a fast growth trajectory today. Giant bookstore chains are spreading to smaller cities and there is demand for more...

At the three-day seminar organized by the  Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT) and Ekalavya in Bhopal on illustrations in children’s books, there...

In recent years our involvement with questions of schooling, pedagogy and culture has led us to re-examine dominant assumptions about childhood and...

Surely pictures just happen! Happy, time-pass creations of  characters floating around in a make-believe world. Is there anything more to them...

As I look back to what I read as a pre-teen, with not much to choose by way of Indian books apart from some CBT and NBT books among which I fondly remember...

At the Labrynth Children’s Museum in Berlin in September 2006, we had a reading from Indian books. There were about 50 children and seven or eight...

India of the 1950s, where this writer and her siblings lived in many small towns in the Hindi belt, was a veritable heaven for precocious and avid bookworms...