22 October 2018

A BIG LITTLE WORLD

Children’s literature in India is growing and how! From the simple single- and two-colour folk stories of the 1950s, through the pioneering indie publishing movement in the 1990s, to the brave new world of today where children’s publishers are experimenting with themes, narratives, genres, illustrations and production, books for children in English and the Indian […]

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6 July 2018

BAND, BAAJA, BOOKS!

Celebrate books, music and a travelling bookshop’s fifth birthday with one of India’s best children’s choirs, The Harmony Chorus! Date: Saturday, 7 July 2018 Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm Venue: Hippocampus Children’s Experience Centre (Address: 525, 16th Main, 3rd Block, Koramangala. Phone: 080-25630206) Age-group: Children, adults and everyone else in between Join us for a scintillating medley […]

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2 August 2016

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!

  Funky Rainbow celebrated its third birthday with some ele-fantastic stories and majaa-gajaa art with author-illustrator Ashok Rajagopalan and his well-loved Gajapati Kulapati books! Trunks, erm hands came together to welcome ‘Gajapati Kulapati Gurrburrrrooom’, the latest book in the series after two jumbo hits, ‘Gajapati Kulapati’ and ‘Gajapati Kulapati Kalabaloosh’. Get your copies today!

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14 July 2016

BIRTHDAY PARTY 3: GET FUNKY AT NUMBER NAGAR

GET FUNKY AT NUMBER NAGAR! A fun-filled morning of stories, quizzes, cartoons and more… FOLKTALE FUN Age Group: 4-7 years Session Duration: 30 minutes Join Greystroke for a super storytelling session of folktales from faraway lands. Find out if dirt can turn into gold with Theingi and Thuza in Myanmar; stop and listen to the […]

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5 July 2016

AND WE GOT ‘APPY WITH ARTHI!

The first of our birthday parties (you know we plan to have many this month, right?) got off to a splendid start at the Woodrose Club, Brigade Millennium, on 2nd July. We were sure that our author-storyteller star of the day, Arthi Anand, would have the audience enthralled. What we were not so sure of […]

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1 July 2016

BIRTHDAY PARTY 1: GET ‘APPY WITH ARTHI!

Wheeee, we are three! No better way for a children’s bookshop to celebrate than by doing events right through the birthday month! We kick off the celebrations with the amazing Arthi Anand on 2 July.   This is ideal for the age-group  4+ years but we encourage grown-ups of all ages to join in and promise […]

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18 November 2015

WEAVING YARNS ~ 21 NOVEMBER 2015

BOOKALORE in association with HOUSE OF TAAMARA invites you to WEAVING YARNS A sparkling weft and warp of stories with the enchanting story-weavers, DEEPTHA VIVEKANAND and ARTHI ANAND. Explore folklore and brilliant twisted threads from around the world. Then check out the colourful collection of Indian children’s books at FUNKY RAINBOW: THE TRAVELLING CHILDREN’S BOOKSHOP! […]

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