At the very core of the book lies the aim of introducing children to chemicals. Professor Simplicius and the Mystery of Matter attempts to bust the myths around the general perception of chemicals. It is an attempt to tell us that ‘Look, not all chemicals are bad’, and that chemicals are an ‘integral part of life and Universe’.
The child prodigy Nachiketa was the son of Rishi Vajashravas. He is known for his tunnel-focused dedication towards the pursuit of self-realization or Moksha. Nachiketa’s story finds mention in the Katha Upanishad (believed to have been written around 9th century BCE).
On a hot summer day in the forest of Woody Woods, the giant Enorma, famous for being the largest tree in the forest, comes crashing down, as it finally gives up on life. In the jungle, the days have become unbearably hot and the once-mighty river has narrowed into a mere trickle.
Bulti, a ten-year-old adventurous and jovial young girl, is looking forward to a much-awaited family vacation. Ever since her family had fallen out of a good fortune, things have been tough. But despite all odds, they are finally ready to embark upon a new adventure.
Upon her arrival in Germany, Sally soon finds new friends in Sarah, Olive, and Olivia. Together with them, she sets out to explore her surroundings.
Imagine their surprise when they discover a secret witches’ pit in Sally’s garden. Curious and intrigued, they decide to inspect the pit and find themselves in imminent danger.
Jupiter Unknown Facts is a book meant for those young readers who have a fascination for space, and the planets. It is full of useful and interesting illustrations and pictures that help the reader to retain as much information as possible
Mangtu Baba’s House and Other Stories is a collection that fills one with nostalgia about a time and era that can never be recreated. Well written and full of innocence, this book is a beautiful blend of fact and fiction.
“Beena’s Summer” is at once light-hearted and humorous while being fast-paced and spellbinding. The novel is a must-read for both young and old, though more appropriate for ages 10 and above.
Pushki’s First Train Adventure is a treat for the 90s kid as it takes the reader down the memory lane to those days of exciting summer vacations and joyful train rides when vacations simply meant making the annual pilgrimage to the house of one’s maternal grandparents.
Reading Don’t Let the Kitten Drive the Car! was an invigorating experience for me. It is a book that tells us the story of a young girl and her cat. It is a modest story with a minimalistic plot, pleasing characters and a simple language. While reading this book, expect a lot of insights into the world of visually impaired people and into the world of cats.
Avatar of Protector is a modern-day mythological fiction that promises a good amount of action and adventure. I love how sci-fi elements like space travel, high tech vimanas, supercomputers of the future and other such things also find their way into the story. Children will definitely enjoy it as it has just the right dose of action and adventure
The Gory Story of Genghis Khan is a children’s book for 9 years and above. It is beautifully illustrated with black and white sketches of Genghis Khan and his subjects’ life under his rule. It also talks about the prevailing culture, the traditions, the value system, and lives of daily people.