20 July 2017

FOUR TIMES BLESSED

When a beloved author we read as children in our favourite children’s magazines, newspaper supplements and books said she’d write a story to celebrate our travelling children’s bookshop’s fourth birthday, it felt like happiness had been gathered from the four corners of the earth and sent our way. Reading Poile Sengupta’s stories as children often […]

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7 July 2017

TWO TIMES LUCKY

Funky Rainbow ~ The Travelling Children’s Bookshop kicked off its fourth birthday celebrations with author-storyteller Arthi Anand today as part of the Library Love fest at The Samhita Academy. Arthi had the children of first standard listening, laughing, singing, dancing and drawing as only she can with infectious charm and effortless ease. What was special […]

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1 April 2017

FR BESTSELLERS ~ MAR 2017

Funky Rainbow ~ The Travelling Children’s Bookshop carries an exclusive selection of Indian children’s books and puts them up for sale at children’s events across Bangalore (and online for the rest of India). The books, meant for children between the ages of 1 to 18 years, are hand-picked by writers, illustrators and editors. Our collection […]

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1 March 2017

FR BESTSELLERS ~ FEB 2017

Funky Rainbow ~ The Travelling Children’s Bookshop carries an exclusive selection of Indian children’s books and puts them up for sale at children’s events across Bangalore (and online for the rest of India). The books, meant for children between the ages of 1 to 18 years, are hand-picked by writers, illustrators and editors. Our collection […]

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1 February 2017

FR BESTSELLERS ~ JAN 2017

Funky Rainbow ~ The Travelling Children’s Bookshop carries an exclusive selection of Indian children’s books and puts them up for sale at children’s events across Bangalore (and online for the rest of India). The books, meant for children between the ages of 1 to 18 years, are hand-picked by writers, illustrators and editors. Our collection […]

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2 January 2017

FR BESTSELLERS ~ DEC 2016

Funky Rainbow ~ The Travelling Children’s Bookshop carries an exclusive selection of Indian children’s books and puts them up for sale at children’s events across Bangalore (and online for the rest of India). The books, meant for children between the ages of 1 to 18 years, are hand-picked by writers, illustrators and editors. Our collection […]

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1 December 2016

FR BESTSELLERS ~ NOVEMBER 2016

Funky Rainbow ~ The Travelling Children’s Bookshop carries an exclusive selection of Indian children’s books and puts them up for sale at children’s events across Bangalore (and online for the rest of India). The books, meant for children between the ages of 1 to 18 years, are hand-picked by writers, illustrators and editors. Our collection […]

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30 November 2016

WINNERS ALL

Funky Rainbow’s doffs its hat to two favourite friends! Bestselling author Roopa Pai, who won the popular award in the children’s category at the Raymond Crossword Book Award 2016 for her outstanding book, The Gita for Children, and author par excellence Ranjit Lal, who won the jury’s prize for his sensitively written book, Our Nana […]

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4 November 2016

NICE TO MEET YOU, NATASHA!

Want to help Razia Sultan find out who is sending her girly presents and challenging her right to rule over Delhi? Intrigued by how a vampire piggybacking on a king’s back spins the most amazing stories and riddles? How about meeting up with Squiggle, who is on an adventure through the pages of a notebook […]

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1 November 2016

FR BESTSELLERS ~ OCTOBER 2016

Funky Rainbow ~ The Travelling Children’s Bookshop carries an exclusive selection of Indian children’s books and puts them up for sale at children’s events across Bangalore (and online for the rest of India). The books, meant for children between the ages of 1 to 18 years, are hand-picked by writers, illustrators and editors. Our collection […]

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19 October 2016

GOOD BOOKS GALORE

The shortlist for The Hindu Young World-Goodbooks Awards 2017 is out! Funky Rainbow congratulates the authors, illustrators and publishers who have been nominated. The winners will be announced at The Hindu Lit for Life Festival at Chennai in January 2017. THE HINDU YOUNG WORLD-GOODBOOKS BEST AUTHOR AWARD 2017 Shalini Srinivasan for Gangamma’s Gharial (Penguin) Ritu […]

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5 October 2016

RAVANA REFUSES TO DIE

Buzz-E ROTFL when she heard the title of the latest book from Duckbill, Ravana Refuses to Die. It was industrious Ant-E who reminded her and us of the interesting news headline that appeared a few years ago. At a Ramlila event in Agra, the actor playing Ravana decided to bask in the limelight for much […]

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1 October 2016

FR BESTSELLERS SEPTEMBER 2016

Funky Rainbow ~ The Travelling Children’s Bookshop carries an exclusive selection of Indian children’s books and puts them up for sale at children’s events across Bangalore (and online for the rest of India). The books, meant for children between the ages of 1 to 18 years, are hand-picked by writers, illustrators and editors. Our collection […]

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1 September 2016

FR BESTSELLERS ~ AUGUST 2016

Funky Rainbow ~ The Travelling Children’s Bookshop carries an exclusive selection of Indian children’s books and puts them up for sale at children’s events across Bangalore (and online for the rest of India). The books, meant for children between the ages of 1 to 18 years, are hand-picked by writers, illustrators and editors. Our collection […]

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