The day of the concert is approaching, and Mihlali is getting more and more nervous. Will she ever be ready to dance in front of all those people?
Rose lives a quiet country life but when a new telecommunications tower is installed nearby, it transforms her life.
An astronaut notices that Uranus is feeling sad. Can he help him to remember what makes him so special?
This book for early readers tells the story of a curious child who shares his house with many animals — from a cow in the shed to a bird on the roof.
The White Butterfly wants to go to school like the other butterflies, but he needs some school supplies. Can you help the White Butterfly find them?
A beautiful picture is being painted for all children in the world. Every tube of paint in the palette is excited to be a part of it – except for yellow. He decides to escape, leaving the painting unfinished. What will the painter do?
Nia always has trouble finding her pet! She tries painting it different colours so that she can find it more easily, but it always seems to hide from her. What do you think Nia does?
A small baby bird is separated from its mother. The baby bird searches and searches for its mother but can’t find her. What will happen?
When Toto spotted Gogo's empty cage, he knew he was in trouble. Would you like to help Toto find Gogo?
Meera's mother went to her school one day but everyone was missing - Meera, her friends, the teachers, even the Principal. Where had they all disappeared?
How did Isaac Newton develop his law of gravity? Find out inside this book!
On some days, it is so difficult to decide what to wear. The little girl in this story tries on many dresses before she finds the perfect one.
Nandi is wondering all sorts of strange things about the world. And it begins with a simple question: What if…?
As she flies through the forest, a small firefly admires all the animals she passes by. The grasshopper in the green grass, the butterfly spreading out its wings, the weaver-bird swaying in its woven nest, and the spider swinging across the trees. The small firefly is envious. Why can’t she be as beautiful as the other animals? Can you help the firefly discover the beauty she brings to the forest?
I am very important in your life. I am everywhere and you use me everyday. Can you guess what I am?
A walk to the clinic doesn’t have to be dull, when there are so many wonderful things to see on the way.
Veeru comes back from the Jumbo-Mumbo Circus with some very big ideas. Read on to find out more.
When summer comes, Unnie spends all of his time playing with his toys. After a while, he gets bored with his toys and wants something new to do. He notices that his neighbour, Innie, is never bored. Where do you think Innie finds these adventures?
One day, a real mouse met a computer mouse. Suddenly, a cat began to chase the real mouse and tried to catch him. What happened next?
Tra is excited about her birthday gift. It's three red bean seeds and a book about gardening. She plants her seeds and waters them daily. But for some reason her plant begins to droop. What could be wrong?
Tortoise sets off in search of his house. Along the way, he meets new friends to help him. But the sky is darkening, and lightning flashes in the distance. Will Tortoise find his house in time?
Everything is turning upside down in a little boy’s house. What could be the reason for this?
Lebo has grown out of all her clothes and they are now too small for her. What will she do with them?
Sringeri Srinivas, the lovable farmer with very long hair, has to take his cows along the new highway, to the cattle fair. Our farmer finds the noise just too much!
No one wanted to buy the sweet bananas that Sringeri Srinivas grew on his farm. Find out what he did with them in this cute story.
Tiwi wants to play with her animal friends, but her long trunk keeps bothering her. What should she do?
Tina loves how the stars shine. She wants pluck them from the sky. How will Tina do it?
Tin Trong, the little bus, makes many long journeys. He goes up and down the hills through bright sunlight, dust, and dirt. One day, Tin Trong gets sick. How will he get better and carry his passengers again?
Tiger loves baking. Every day he bakes many delicious treats, but none of the other animals in the forest want to buy from him. One day, Tiger decides to investigate.
One day, Thipthida's mother tells her that she will get a surprise for her hard work at school. What could it be?
One day, a camel gets buried in a sandstorm. Only his humps can be seen. Two tortoises climb on the humps, thinking they are mountains. But when the ‘mountain’ starts to walk, the tortoises call him a ‘walking mountain’! After the camel is mistaken for a mountain several times, he goes in search of a real mountain. Does he find one?
Loco, the new train felt rather scared of going anywhere. But every time it let out an "Ooo!" in fright, it came out as a strong whistle and everybody said Loco was a fine train. Come take a ride with Loco as it chugs merrily across the country.
The lonely sun has no one to play with up in the sky. He wants to join the fish swimming in the river. But they say he makes them too hot! Is there any way the sun can make friends with the creatures on the earth below?
Teo is missing the fingers on his right hand, but he loves painting and hopes to become a painter. Do you think Teo will be able to live out his dream in art class?
A lonely frog sneaks into the bedroom of a lazy boy. Soon, he finds letters and numbers and learns how to read and do math. What will he do with his new talents?
One weekend, Teddy Bear, Ducky, and Fish go to the hill behind their school to roast some sweet potatoes. But suddenly, a strong wind comes and their fire spreads to the bushes. Soon, their school is on fire! What will the three friends do?
Scarecrows are put up in fields to scare away birds and animals. But little Gauri thinks otherwise!
Manu has a new raincoat. He can't wait to wear it, but the rain makes him wait... and wait... and wait.
Professor Rocca, a plant scientist, tries to use his knowledge of plants to evict the mouse that has taken over his house. Will his tricks work?
Coral loves exploring the river. One day, she saves a rainbow fish from the river grass, and together they begin an underwater adventure.
Jami wants to play with his friends. But he can't find the ball in his messy room! How long are his friends willing to wait?
On a long day's work, a hat seller rests under a tree without realizing that a family of monkeys are living in its branches. Curious as ever, the monkeys come down from the branches and take all of the hats from the hat seller’s bag. Join the hat seller as he tries to trick the monkeys into giving him his hats back.
The Happy Train is a story about the journey of train that ventures far from home into a dark, scary forest and becomes frightened. How do you think the train will overcome her fears?
When a green lizard and a gecko become friends, they learn all about each other's lifestyles. Soon, the two reptiles decide to switch habitats. Will they survive in their new environments?
Green Apple is the only green fruit at the market. She wants to be red like all the others. Join her adventure to change her colour.
What lurks under the stairs yet disappears when you turn on the lights? A group of friends encounter the Great Hairy Khyaa. Will they overcome their fear of the darkness?
A mama bird lays four eggs. One day, when she leaves the nest to search for food, she comes back to find that someone has taken her place!
Strange things happen at Ballu the bear's birthday party. Follow him and Avanti the zookeeper as they get drenched in a rain of fish.
The tortoise sees the monkeys eating wood apples and wants to taste them. But first, he has to figure out how to crack open the hard shell. Can you help him?
Mother centipede needs to go shoe shopping for her little ones. Will she ever get what she needs?
Three cats always make sure they have three pieces of delicious sweet bread for dinner. But one day they find that a piece of their sweet bread has gone missing. The next day, the same thing happens! Can you help them find the thief?
A little calf is hungry and is waiting for her mother, the cow, to feed her. But someone has to come to unleash the cow first! How long will the calf wait for her breakfast?
Toot-Toot is afraid of the water until she notices some funny bubbles. When she finally bathes in the pond, she sees lots of bubbles that go blop, blop, blop! Where do they come from? No one will answer when she asks. Can Toot-Toot solve the bubble mystery?
The Blue Fairy is a tale about two young girls who befriend a fairy and play with her.
Tutul wants to give her friend some chocolate for her birthday. But nobody in her family is ready to help her! Tutul needs a new plan! Can her clever idea convince the shopkeeper to give her some birthday chocolate?
Musuku harvested a good crop from her fields. She put it in her open barn, and asked Cat to guard it. What will Cat do when a thief arrives?
When two children poke a beehive, a swarm of bees flies out. Where is the best place to hide?
Thangwang the baby, and Bhalluka the bear, loved to talk to each other. Gaaa! Grrrr! Read this to see if you can understand them!
Sringeri Srinivas was tearing his hair in anger in Annual Haircut Day. He came up with a great idea in Too Many Bananas. In Too Much Noise, he found peace. In this book, the crazy but lovable, long-haired farmer becomes very, very angry again.
Trang lives in a mountaintop village with her friend Squirrel. One day, she asks Squirrel to come to school. But school sounds like no fun. And school is so far away. Will Squirrel be brave for his best friend?
Meet Spot and Spike. Spike thinks Spot is boring and ordinary. Little does he know about Spot's clever little plan.
Anu loves socks and uses her imagination to find many uses for them. Anu's mother asks if she can use some of Anu's old socks to make a mop. Do you think Anu will be able to part with her cherished socks?
It’s harvest season and all the kids in the village gather in the field to fly their kites. Magnificent kites shaped as elephants, butterflies, and cats take to the sky. But there is one kite that feels different. It looks plain and simple, but it holds an incredible secret.
What are friends for, if not to help each other? Even friends like Sniffles, the Crocodile and Punch, the Butterfly. A lovely story about two clever friends.
Divya has sniffles but she has to play in the Football Cup, she plays with her friends, all her friends get sniffles.
The stone snail doesn't want to miss his cousin's birthday party. But, he is so slow! Do you think he can make it in time?
Sona is smarter than ever. You may have read how she helped her father. This time she finds her mother’s work very interesting!
Sukhiya Kaka was a famous singer. He met Dinoo who turned out to be his biggest fan. Together they made quite a pair!
Serpy wants to move in straight lines. But have you ever seen a snake move in a straight line? Serpy looks at the world around him and comes up with a straight answer!
A bag has been stolen but nobody admits to stealing it. How will the Arachchi official find the real thief?
Rumniya and Nani are a cheerful pair because they know most things turn out right in the end. Read this sweet story about resourceful Rumniya!
Rimi is always on the move! She loves to get into everything. Sometimes she interrupts Jitu when he is reading. Can Rimi and Jitu find a way to enjoy reading together?
When Reba comes home, she realises that a shopkeeper has given her too much change. Should she tell the shopkeeper the truth?
‘Rama Goes to Town’ tells the story of a young girl who leaves her village for the first time on a visit to the town with her father. She learns about all the different forms of transportation and motor vehicles.
After narrowly escaping arrows, rabbit goes in search of the King of the forest to warm him about the attacks. Will he be successful?
Raw carrots for breakfast. Raw carrots for lunch. Raw carrots for dinner. Rabbit is tired of eating raw carrots and wants to learn how to cook them into a tasty curry.
When Uncle Lou's truck gets stuck, he needs many helpers to get it going. How many can you count?
Xongyee wants to thow a surprise birthday party for her puppy. But when the puppy sneaks away to invite her animal friends, Xongyee is the one who will be surprised.
A puppy hears an awful noise that disturbs his sleep at night. He tries to find out who is making the noise. Where do you think the noise is coming from?
Mommy and Plek Plok, her little son are swimming in shallow waters in the sea. Plek Plok sees bigger fish playing happily in the deep waters and wants to join them. Mommy warns he is too young to explore the deep waters, but Plek Plok goes anyway. What happens to him?
All the animals are hungry and the farmer hasn’t come yet to feed them. They decide to feed themselves. And that’s when things get wild!
The children of the village were scared of the big man, Pehelwaan ji. So when he wanted to play with them, they just had to let him play.
Pehelwaan Ji was a bit of a bully. But Gappu soon took care of that. Read this amusing story about their bout of wrestling!
From listening to a melodious Kajari to watching tiny waterfalls, and from the lovely scent of moist soil to the smell of Amma's pakodas, Meenu loves every bit of the monsoon.
Manju finds a piece of paper. And in the hands of her friends, it becomes so much more than just a piece of paper. Illustrated using bits of paper, so that each page is a collage, imagination is at play in this little story.
Throughout time, people have shared a strong relationship with animals in nature. This non-fiction poem explores the many ways that animals help humans.
Ou Ou likes to sing, dance and play. But he does not like his sharp porcupine spines because no one wants to play with him. A little mouse sees that Ou Ou is a good friend and his spines are not scary. Will the other animals see it too?
Shanti was a happy girl. No one had seen her sad or quiet. Then one day she went very quiet. What had happened to Shanti?
Nichchumani wants to help Pichhu, a lost and injured duckling. She takes her home, but she only finds more trouble there!
This is a story about things that come into daily use in our homes, which help us keep clean and healthy.
Nouy lives in a village in the countryside. One day, her cousin Ek comes to visit. He is from the city. Nouk shows him everything she loves about her village. Will Ek love her village, too?
Sometimes it can be tiring and frustrating to have a big family. Would being alone be easier?
Children always like to share their experience with others. My Balwadi shows how enjoyable the experiences can be.
A boy discovers his shadow and in the process learns how to use light and shadows to play.
Mr. Anand loves to go walking in new places. Every outing is an adventure to him. This time he thinks he has learnt a new language. Do you also think so?
A mouse enters the house. And there is utter chaos. Here is an action-packed adventure for little ones.
Mother Hen wants to throw a party for her newly-hatched chicks, but she needs help gathering supplies. Who will help Mother Hen?
A snake steals Mother Duck's eggs but when she rescues them she gets more than she anticipated!
Summer has arrived and Miss Goat is feeling very hot. The day keeps getting hotter. Where will Miss Goat find shelter from the heat?
McCloud is determined to soar like the birds and ingeniously uses his electric wheelchair to take flight!
On one of his walks, Luvi the cat notices an empty beauty parlour and decides to play around with his looks.
Two mice are determined to taste some jaggery kept on a stand. They try their best to snatch a piece of the sugary treat. Do you think the mice will ever get to taste the jaggery?
Three friends go to fetch some firewood. On their way back they start playing and get lost. How will they get home?
Little Monkey’s home is always messy. One day, Little Monkey feels hungry but his house is so messy that he cannot find his bananas to eat! He asks the other animals in the forest if they've seen his bananas. Do you think the other animals can help Little Monkey find his lost bananas?
What do two brave little rabbits do when the wolf asks for shelter? Find out in this fun book... little by little.
Ledile loves her red balloon. One day, the balloon floats across the river. How will she get her balloon back?
Is mango panna better in taste than lassi or is falooda better than both of these? Well, the only way to find out is to enjoy these and that is what Meenu is doing! What else can you do in summer?
Khuku is exploring the sea with a catfish. Suddenly, a crocodile starts to chase them. Do you think the catfish will be able to save Khuku from the crocodile?
Kham owns a lamp. At night, it helps Kham around the house. But with the arrival of electricity in Kham’s village, will the lamp be forgotten?
After a long search, Kate finds a loyal friend in a baby spider she rescues - despite their many differences.
Kaka, the wicked crow, wants to eat Munni's eggs. But Munni is a very clever sparrow. And so are all the characters in this popular folktale from Punjab.
Kadogoo is not the best student in his class, but he knows that he can do better. What will Kadogoo do to become the student he knows he can be?
Joongedai does not keep his room clean. His belongings are scattered all over the place. All his things are angry with him for not keeping them in the right places. They feel unwanted and neglected. How will they convince Joongedai to keep his room more neat?
Jasu loves football. She loves kicking the ball, hard! But she doesn't have her own ball. Jasu comes up with a plan.
Once there was a ghost who loved to scare someone every day. One day, he decided to look for something easy to scare… like a mouse! Will the mouse be as frightened as everyone else?
This is a story about a little girl on her very first day of school. On the morning of her first day, she is happy and excited. Will she remember everything she needs to get ready for school?
A dragonfly wants a violin but does not know how to make one. His friend the butterfly helps him get a violin.
How many different ways can you use a pakhaoma? This book shows that a bathing towel can be used as a bed, keep you warm, carry a baby, and more!
The land is dry and Little Ant is very thirsty. He goes to the river for a drink and is swept away.
Meenu's smart winter uniforms are out and the air is filled with the aroma of roasted nuts. Not to forget a cloud of mist in front of her mouth while she speaks! Let us find out what is happening this winter.
Shy Rhino is invited to play hide-and-seek with Gecko and the other animals. Follow her to join the fun!
Prayag Shukla's poems in Hindi have enchanted young and old alike. This collection of poems translated into English brings the joy of his writing to a new set of readers. Siraj Saxena's innovative artwork adds to the appeal of this classic collection.
When everyone should be asleep, birds and bugs alike are disturbed by a strange light. Can they work together to find the source?
There is something that Hatchuram does that makes the whole town go topsy-turvy. Would you like to find out what it is?
Gundu Fish and Kutti Fish are playing together when they're trapped in a net. Kutti Fish escapes but Gundu Fish is still stuck! What to do now?
Sal and her friends work together to transform Grandpa's antique car into a piece of art for her garden.
Grandma loses her glasses all the time. Sometimes she needs a smart detective to find them for her!
Tinku, a little pup at Mangu's farm is not sleepy at all. He decides to step out into the night and meets many interesting animals.
Children always like to share their experience with others. 'Going to Buy a Book' shows how enjoyable these experiences can be. Tag along with these siblings as they pick books in a bookstore.
Children always like to share their experience with others. Going to a wedding shows how enjoyable the experiences can be.
When a wild elephant turns up in Girisha’s village, people are afraid, but not Girisha. She is brave. What do you think she will do to calm the elephant?
Two brothers decide to go fishing. What kind of fish do you think they will catch? What kind of buckets will they need to hold their fish?
Frog loves to gaze at the stars. One night he decides he wants to touch them. He climbs a rock, a tall coconut tree, even a hillock! But the stars are always out of reach. Will Frog ever find a way to be near the stars?
Frog is hungry! But he can’t catch any insects or moths. Frog has a bright idea, and he is never hungry again. Guess what he did?
Rabbit just transferred to a new school and hopes to make new friends. He thinks that if he wins first place in everything, then everyone will like him. Do you think Rabbit’s plan will work?
The planets look for Pluto and discover why scientists eliminated Pluto from the solar system family.
Four young boys and girls use bottles, old newspapers, and used books to create vehicles for their game. The game begins. They are driving carelessly. Suddenly, a CRASH!
Lida loves to draw! One day, her father comes home with a lot of vegetables. Guess how Lida brings the veggies together to make something very special!
Douangkeo wants to be a magician! She practices magic tricks and performs for her dog. Can you guess what Douangkeo needs to wear to look like a magician?
Ever since their new baby brother came home, Zu and Zi are not allowed to make noise. But how can they be quiet when playing is so much fun?
Living close to a garbage dump, these children run around garbage all day, without going to school. But then one day, Didi walks into the dump, changing their lives forever. Meet Didi and her young friends in this wonderful story that celebrates the joy of reading.
Early in the spring, Squirrel finds an empty tree trunk that is perfect for storing chestnuts! Squirrel adds chestnuts each day to prepare for the upcoming winter. But one day, Squirrel discovers the chestnuts are missing! Do you think he will discover who took them?
Martian kid receives birthday presents that helps him learn about life on Earth and more about his home planet of Mars.
What does Anu like the most about her dad? His Mo! Do you know what a Mo is? Actually, Anu likes everyone with a Mo. So much so that when she sees a Mo, she gets funny ideas!
Curious Lou finds a mysterious cable underwater and begins a quest to find out what it is.
Elephants once had short noses, but thanks to a curious baby elephant, they ended up with useful long trunks.
Cuckoo has lost his song. He tries to find his voice throughout the seasons, as flowers bloom and rains come. Will he ever sing again?
The cat in this book loves shapes. Have fun following the cat and his little friend and look at all the shapes that they see.
The new colouring pencils are afraid of being used by Toto. He might be too rough with them and they don't want to get hurt. What happens next?
Once upon a time, all the birds in the world were white. Only Grandfather Magic could change their colours. What did he create?
Colour-in version. Goat, Dog and Cow are good friends. They take a trip together on a taxi, but when the time comes to pay the driver one of the friends does something surprising.
Two twin girls sing a poem to each other about how wonderful and exciting their school is.
Chunu and Munu look around them. Everything in nature is singing and dancing. They also want to sing and dance!
Chunu and Munu explore the world of art by drawing, painting and mixing all sorts of colours!
In a wild part of Turkana, a woman leaves her baby under a tree as she climbs in search of fruit. A stranger sees the baby alone. What happens to the baby?
Little Caterpillar lost a shoe! She tries borrowing shoes from everyone, but none of them fit her! What will she do without a shoe?
Mother Hen sits patiently waiting for her eggs to hatch. How long will it take? Is she going to miss the fair?
Rohan does not like to brush his teeth or take a bath. But his sister Riya tells him a secret that changes his mind!
Rima is excited to visit the Boishakhi fair with her uncle. But while she is busy looking at all the wonderful things around her, she realizes her uncle is gone. Rima is lost! Will Rima be able to find her uncle in such a huge crowd?
Woooosh! Woooosh! That’s the sound of the wind as Bountong rides across a field wearing his new hat. Accompanied by his buffalo, Bountong has an adventurous day with a hat that has a long tail, horns and eyes.
Bonney has a vivid imagination and tries to convince her friends she is something she is not. Can she prove them wrong?
It’s summer break, and Bon is bored. Nobody will play with him! Bon decides to throw a party. But whose party is it?
After his friend brags about his fantastic toy boat, Bo runs home to look for his own treasures. What do you think Bo will find?
Bear would like to have a fishbowl full of fish in his house. He decides to go fishing at the pond. But, the clever fish do not want to be caught. Bear gets so frustrated that he dives in to teach the fish a lesson. Will it be Bear who gets a lesson in the end?