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India is the second most populated country in the world with 50% under the age of twenty-five and 65% under thirty-five1. Children’s...

Taking stock of children’s books in India in English more than sixty years after Independence, could we rate them to be among the burgeoning literatures...

Facts and figures about children’s publishing in regional languages are riddled with contradictions. On the one hand, we read reports about falling...

Many of us have grown up on books written by Enid Blyton. I remember my first exposure to the ever green author.  Every page in the book thrilled...

Once upon a time, far, far away... But wait! This is not how our tale starts, for, we talk not of nebulous eras of Kingdoms past nor...

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

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

Arvind Gupta has had a varied and distinguished career since he did his B. Tech in IIT and worked at TISCO and TELCO. He left this conventional job...

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...

It is not too often that people with a passion for children’s books get an opportunity to discuss the numerous issues that concern children’s...