Raghunath boards a train from Mumbai to Vajraghat and shares his compartment with a stranger. Raghunath’s curiosity is piqued when the mysterious stranger starts speaking in numbers. This original story by Soumitra Ranade and Rudradutt Ranade features three alternative endings by Sonali Arun Bhatia, Archana Rao-D’Cruz, and Mira Desai. Illustrated stylishly in pen-and-ink by Ambika Sambasivan, 8563 is a delightful mystery for all readers. Nominated for the Peek-a-book Children’s Choice Award,
Winner of the 2012 Randolph Caldecott Medal
This New York Times Bestseller and New York Times Best Illustrated Book relates a story about love and loss as only Chris Rashcka can tell it. Any child who has ever had a beloved toy break will relate to Daisy’s anguish when her favorite ball is destroyed by a bigger dog. In the tradition of his nearly wordless picture book Yo! Yes?, Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka explores in pictures the joy and sadness that having a special toy can bring. Raschka’s signature swirling, impressionistic illustrations and his affectionate story will particularly appeal to young dog lovers and teachers and parents who have children dealing with the loss of something special.
Lakshmi and Sundari are an unusual pair of twins with an unusual connection . . . But not everyone knows how special they are until they’re both called upon to save the day. Kavitha Mandana tells this story with brilliance and warmth, while Nayantara Surendranath lends vibrancy to it with her magnificent artwork.
“Wise old man, won’t you help me, please? My house is a squash and squeeze.”
Visit the farm in the brilliantly funny A Squash and a Squeeze, the first ever picture book written and illustrated by the unparalleled picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo.
A little old lady lives all by herself but she’s not happy – her house is just too small, even for one. Whatever can she do? The wise old man knows: bring in a flappy, scratchy, greedy, noisy crowd of farmyard animals. When she pushes them all out again, she’ll be amazed at how big her house feels!
Perfect for classroom use, A Squash and a Squeeze Big Book is an extra-large edition which includes activity ideas and words and music for the Squash and a Squeeze Song.
Amazing Book Of Facts : Knowledge For Curious Kids
While walking to school one day, Andy meets a lion and soon makes a new friend. A tale of gratitude and helping out our neighbors, children of all ages will love this retelling of the classic folktale “Androcles and the Lion.”
“Randolph Caldecott Honor”
Artists Leo and Diane Dillon won their second consecutive Caldecott Medal for this stunning ABC of African culture. “Another virtuoso performance. . . . Such an astute blend of aesthetics and information is admirable, the child’s eye will be rewarded many times over.”–Booklist. ALA Notable Book; Caldecott Medal.
“Randolph Caldecott Winner”
Bela gets lost again! This time it is at the railway station.Has Nani boarded the train that she just missed? Will the kind ticket collector help her catch her train? Neha Singh’s endearing sequel to ‘The Wednesday Bazaar’ is illustrated in warm tones by Sonal Gupta.