18 June 2018

PRIDE AND NO PREJUDICE

Every year, organisations from across the globe celebrate Autistic Pride Day on June18. The aim of this day is to raise awareness about autistic people not as individuals who require our pity or sympathy, but instead as unique people with personalities of their own. Happily and coincidentally, an apt children’s book to send home this message landed on […]

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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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13 October 2015

GREAT LIVES – MOHANDAS KARAMCHAND GANDHI

Ant-E and Buzz-E have been waiting impatiently for this book ever since a little birdie told them it is in the making! You see, they are privy to inside info when it comes to books because they’re always in and around bookshops and book readings and book dos. So off they went to pick up […]

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9 October 2015

SALIM THE KNIFE-SHARPENER

Remember the time when the knife-sharpener was a regular in the neighbourhood? What fun it was to watch him announce his presence – folks would call out to him and then haggle about rates; children would follow him everywhere and watch a little too closely as he went about sharpening knives skilfully on his contraption. The sounds the […]

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30 September 2015

TIGER BOY & NEELU’S BIG BOX

Say hello to two new books!  Grab your copies (from one of the bright yellow tubs) at our next event! Tiger Boy – The story of Neel, a young boy living in the Sunderbans — with its beautiful trees and magnificent Royal Bengal Tigers. When a tiger cub goes missing, Neel and his sister Rupa set out […]

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