Appukuttan Ko Tolein Kaise?

Book Name : Appukuttan Ko Tolein Kaise?

Author: Indu Harikumar

Publisher: Eklavya

Theme/Topic:. One day younger prince of state helping Appukuttan to have his breakfast. At the same moment prince wanted to know how much was the weight of Appukuttan.

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What You’ll Love About This Book:This is a very cute story.Illustrations are very good.Encourage kids for imaginative thinking.Talking the basic concept of weight in a very fun way.I myself enjoyed reading this so my son.If you want to introduce some good hindi books to your kids this is a good buy.Eklavya is a non-profit, non-government organisation that develops  innovative educational programmes..Must read if you looking for  a good hindi story.

Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go to Sleep

Book Name:Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go to Sleep

Author : Joyce Dunbar

Illustrated By : Debi Gliori

Theme/Topic:Little bunny Willa is scared to go to sleep, just in case she has a bad dream. She asks her older brother Willoughby for help.

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What You’ll Love About This Book :A very sweet book. If you like Willa and Willoughby from “Tell me what it’s like to be big” this book is just as cute-maybe cuter.This story tells you how we can appreciate little things around us.Gratitude is something very important to teach kids.This book is so perfect to teach this.Bedtime isn’t so scary when you have such a nice morning to look forward to.This books has a calming and soothing effect on us both.Great for bedtime ! We love this one, a must have for all kids.

Up And Down

Book Name: Up And Down

Author/Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers

Type: Picture book

Publisher: Harper Collins

Theme/Topic:The boy and the penguin do everything together. Until the penguin decides he needs to learn how to fly…alone.

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What You’ll Love About This Book :They are adorable and genius and simple and wonderful.Just like his other books, this book is written and illustrated in Jeffers’ charming simplicity. This book makes me and my son smile the entire time.This isn’t just about a sweet friendship though. Just wonderful. The friendship between the boy and the penguin is so genuinely caring – they will do anything to help and support the other.The illustrations in this book are just adorable – the style is simple yet fun, and there are enough colours and pictures to keep kids attention focused on the book for the entire read through.4 stars for an attractive & fun picture book with a heart-warming story!

 

 

Barney One Day Series

Book Name : Barney One Day Series
One Day At The School
One Day At The Doctor
One Day At The  Farm
One Day At The Library
One Day At The Fire Station
One Day At The Grocery Store
One Day At The Restaurant
One Day At The Dentist

Author: Donna Cooner

Publisher: Shree Book Centre India

Theme/Topic: Barney a purple anthropomorphic tyrannosaurus rex who conveys educational messages through a small situational stories with a friendly, optimistic attitude.

What You’ll Love About These Books : There are total 12 series in this I have 8 so I am showing those only .These all are read aloud and then read along picture books.All of them are really wonderful for kids age 1 through 7.Best these all are pocket friendly approx 50/rs each.Kids will enjoy beautiful pictures with situation which they will come across usually.Like visits to doctors may be stressful for some children,and their anxiety may make the checkup more difficult.They may have a better understanding about what to expect and,thus,be less anxious.All are good read. We enjoy reading these every time.

 

When I Grow Up

Book Name : When I Grow Up

Author : Mercy Mayer

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers;

Theme/Topic:Little Critter’s sister dreams about all the beautiful things she will do when she grows up.She will be a Ballet Dance then a funniest clown then a world-famous dr. and many more.

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What You’ll Love About This Book : Little Critter is our favourite. I have already posted a review from one of its series. The illustrations offered by Mercer Mayer on the pages of ‘When I Grow Up’ are so well done child pleasing and full of clues relating to the words on the pages.The best thing I like about this it is handy to have a child pleasing book to use to help children develop the perception that there are many achievable occupations open in life.This is the kind of book I think Not only do children will love these books, but parents love to READ THEM!!

I’m Not Cute!

Book Name : I’m Not Cute

Author : Jonathan Allen

Publisher : Boxer Books

Theme/Topic: A little owl  is very cute and no one can resist telling him. And his is so tired of all the other (and bigger) animals patting his head and  commenting on how fluffy, tiny and cute he is. In fact, he is so frustrated.

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What You’ll Love About This Book : This is such a cute story.There probably isn’t a little kid out there who wishes he/she weren’t so little and when constantly being told you are cute can be annoying for a child who longs to be big and strong. This is the perfect heartwarming bedtime story for you to read to your little one.Everything from the illustrations to the story to the way it leaves you feeling inside. Baby owl is JUST like our youngest child.It’s a priceless book.

Tell Me What It’s Like To Be Big

Book Name :Tell me what it’s like to be big

Author : Joyce Dunbar

Illustrated By : Debi Gliori

Theme/Topic: Little rabbit Willa just longs to be big. What all she can do when she will big.But after a frustrating morning, Willa realizes being big also means no more toys.

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What You’ll Love About This Book : This heartwarming,cute story is about a bunny named Willa who is very curious about growing up.The pages are large, colorful and fully illustrated. There’s actually quite a bit of text for a book of this type, but it’s easy-to-read.Witty details (such as Willa’s radish pyjamas) complement this reassuring story about the frustrations and anxieties of being small, which will connect with young readers. This is a perfect bed time story. We enjoy reading this.

I’ve Lost My Teddy

Book Name: I’ve Lost My Teddy

Author: Barbara Mossmann
Type: Playtime Books
Publisher : Puffin Books
Theme/Topic:Lola the baby monkey lost her favorite Teddy so she is upset and now her entire family is searching for her teddy and trying to make her happy.

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What You’ll Love About This Book : This is such a cute book.I just bought it instinctively at first look I  never thought my son will love this so much.It’s very lively and entertaining.Excellent for encouraging imaginative play.To cheer baby monkey how entire family play different different games but bay won’t be happy until she finds her bear.

Activities: On every page child needs to find where Lola’s teddy is hiding.And trust me this will be so much fun.

The Mixed-Up Chameleon

Book Name:The Mixed-Up Chameleon

Author & Illustrator : Eric Carle

Type : Picture Book

Theme/Topic: A bored chameleon wishes it could be more like all the other animals it sees, but soon decides it would rather just be itself.

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What You’ll Love About This Book : This is again one of the best story by Eric Carle.My son’s one of the favorite story whenever he reads it he just can’t stop giggling… He loved the concept of the chameleon getting mixed up with other animals features.It’s an extremely enjoyable read.The story ends on a very positive note with the chameleon being happy with his true natural form. I liked the subtle story message of being happy just the way you are. Good story to read aloud to younger children and for kids who learning to read.

Activities: All Eric Carle’s books are very famous and there are lot of activities based on his stories.A good art and craft activity can done with this story.
 

The Snowy Day

Book Name : The Snowy Day

Author & Illustrator : Ezra Jack Keats

Type : Picture Book

Publisher:Viking Press/Scholastic

Theme/Topic: It describes the small adventures of Peter, a city boy who wakes up one day to find the city entirely shrouded in snow.

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What You’ll Love About This Book :It’s cute story.As simple and charming and lovely today as it was when first published in 1963. A simple story that reminds one of the wonders of a SNOW! I never read this book as a child, but I’m glad I found it for my son.It is basically a feel good book. I would recommend it for any child’s library.