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.
The Witches’ Pit Adventures | Ishita Padiyar | Book Review
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 | Dhrubajyoti Chakraborty | Book Review
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 | Deepshikha Mehta | Book Review
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.
Bena’s Summer | Shibal Bhartiya | Book Review
“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 | Prashansa Meyn | Book Review
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.
Don’t Let the Kitten Drive the Car! | Akanksha Sharma | Book Review
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 | Chetan B. Thakkar | Book Review
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 | Nayanika Mahtani | Book Review
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.
Moongphali | Neha Singh & Mukesh Chhabra | Book Review
STORIES: 4/5 ILLUSTRATIONS: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 CHARACTERS: 4/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 AGE: 7 to 10 years Having recently read Ambushed by Nayanika Mahtani, I decided that I will start reading more books in the children’s fiction category. Soon to follow was The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling and now recently I got the opportunity […]
Ambushed | Nayanika Mahtani | Book Review
PLOT: 4.5/5CHARACTERS: 4/5WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5CLIMAX: 4/5ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4.5/5 It is a well-known fact that Tigers are an endangered species now and steps have to be taken to ensure that our coming generations also get to feel the joy of seeing those marvellous black stripes painted on the most lethal animal man has ever known. Tigers […]
The Road to the Bazaar | Ruskin Bond | Book Review
THEME: 4/5 CHARACTERS: 3.5/5 WRITING STYLE: 4.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 “The Road to the Bazaar” is one of the lesser-known works of the famous author Ruskin Bond. I stumbled upon this book in the kindle unlimited section and upon seeing the cover and reading the blurb, I immediately downloaded it. This year I have had […]