Monday, May 25, 2015

#PBSummerReads : Wonder Years

Phew, this month has just speeding by with #PBSummerReads. We are already in the 4th week and we've had tons of fun sharing all our books. Last week, we were celebrating books for slightly older kids (but, hey - don't let that stop you from sharing these stories with the younger ones too). Stories of adventure, curiousity and lots of fun! Missed reading them? Catch up with all the reading below (click on the title names below to read the books in several languages) :

The Auto That Flew (Author : Ken Spillman, Illustrator : Ajanta Guhathakurta)
Caught in the mad traffic of Delhi,an auto feels a touch of magic.Take a ride with the driver and the passenger and feel the feather touch of a little stardust.

Chuskit Goes to School (Author : Sujataha Padmanabhan, Illustrator : Madhuvanti Anantharajan)
Nine year old Chuskit longed to go to school, to make friends, learn math and play games. But she could not …. until Adbul decided to do something about it.
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The Cat in the Ghat (Author : Ambika Rao, Illustrator : Ruchi Shah)
This is a book that takes you deep into the jungles of the Western Ghats. A wildlife photographer sets out to find an elusive wild cat and meets a menagerie of fascinating creatures. Quirky illustrations pepper a funny narrative inspired by a real-life adventure.

Jungle Brew (Author : Tanya Luther Agarwal, Illustrator : Sanjay Sarkar)
Bulbuli had heard so much about the mysterious place in the jungle that everybody talked about but nobody had visited. Was she actually going to have the biggest adventure of her life with only Totaram for company?
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Wildlife in a City Pond (Author : Ashish Kothari, Illustrator : Sangeetha Kadur)
Wetlands in any city are seen mostly as wasteland, waiting to be built over. It takes a tireless environmentalist to show us what city ponds really are - magically rich ecosystems worth preserving. Based on a real-life experience, here is a story that introduces us to the delightful flora and fauna in the urban landscape.
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Kallu's World 1 : In Big Trouble Again! (Author : Subhadra Sen Gupta, Illustrator : Tapas Guha)
Kallu is late for school again! Where did he make his goat run away this time? Or who was sick? Ammi or his brother? He needs to find a story badly... a good one... a convincing one... ! Does he have one?

Kallu's World 2 : Monkey Business on Stage (Author : Subhadra Sen Gupta, Illustrator : Tapas Guha)
It's Dussehra time and Masterji's yearly stage show of Ramlila is ready to go. What's the new twist in Masterji's Ramayan, this time? 

We've also got a special pack of all the books from this list - available at a discounted rate* of Rs.249 only. Get your copies!

To keep track of the books we are sharing for #PBSummerReads, head to this page to see new books every day. You can also participate in the Read to Play contest.

*for a limited period only

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