9.12.17

Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan (Age: 12+ years)

Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan (Age: 12+ years)
Reviewed by Gayatri Somaiya

'Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer' is a new series by Rick Riordan. Magnus is hilarious. He has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother's mysterious death, he's lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he’s tracked down by a man he’s never met—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. The man tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god…

7.12.17

Crossword Bookstores 'I Want to Be an Author'

Crossword Bookstores 'I Want to Be an Author'
Crossword Bookstores has initiated a unique programme called 'I Want to Be an Author' that encourages students from class 5 to 10 to submit their own short stories. The best entries will be published in a book and retailed at all Crossword stores across the country.

To submit entries e-mail: authorconnect@crossword.in

3.12.17

Books: Ninja Nani & The Bumbling Burglars by Lavanya Karthik (Age: 7+ years)

Books: Ninja Nani & The Bumbling Burglars by Lavanya Karthik (Age: 7+ years)
'Ninja Nani & The Bumbling Burglars' is the story of Deepu and his Naani, who are watching television at home. While Naani is glued to her favourite cooking show, Deepu wants to steal the remote and flip the channel to his favourite show, 'Ninja Dragon Morimori'. The fight between the two intensifies when Naani suddenly begins leaping across the room, back-flipping and kicking and punching in the air. Deepu freezes in shock only to discover that his Naani, who could barely walk these days, was a gymnast during her younger days. Naani suddenly sails out of the window and disappears into the night. Will Deepu find his Naani? Read the book to find out. Published by Duckbill Books and available on Amazon.in

1.12.17

International Kids Owl Art Contest

International Kids Owl Art Contest
The International Festival of Owls has organised an International Kids Owl Art Contest between March 2 and 4, 2018. To be a part of this global competition, children must draw and colour their own owl without the help of an adult. Only one entry can be sent per person.

29.11.17

10 Things to Do This Week (November 30 to December 06, 2017)

1.Workshops
Mumbai
Eco Kids is organising a gardening workshop for all young and enthusiastic nature lovers.
Date: December 1
Age: 3 to 6 years
Call: 09821127658
Website: www.ecokids.in

27.11.17

Books: Moongphali by Neha Singh and Mukesh Chhabra and illustrated by Sonal Gupta Vaswani (Age: 8+ years)

Books: Moongphali by Neha Singh and Mukesh Chhabra and illustrated by Sonal Gupta Vaswani (Age: 8+ years)
'Moongphali' is a collection of eight short stories that revolve around children from different walks of life. They are completely different from each other, but there is a sense of commonness between them each child is struggling with some emotional situation. 

Their journey from struggle to victory is beautifully presented in this book and each short story comes with its own activity page! 

Published by Rupa Publications India and available on Amazon.in