21 June 2018


This International Yoga Day, here are some amazing asanas we recommend for a healthy lifestyle… Of course, we also recommend you inhale, exhale and then s-t-r-e-t-c-h to reach out for some super children’s books on yoga – ‘I Love Yoga’ by Anita Raina Thapan, published by Tota Books; ‘My Book of Yoga’ by Ira Trivedi, […]

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19 June 2018


There are days and days for everything in the world these days. But a World Sauntering Day celebrated on 19 June every year? Well, this one’s definitely a walk in the park! Or should we say, a walk in a bookshop? Here’s what Funky Rainbow looks like these days with its colourful collection of children’s books. Just […]

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13 June 2018


Children’s writer Kavitha Mandana added colour to Funky Rainbow by dropping in today and spending time browsing through our curated collection of children’s books. The author of two recent STEM picture books, ‘Maths at the Mela’ and ‘Who Made the Tomato Chutney?’ (both published by Pratham Books) and an older excellent picture book that breaks gender […]

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12 June 2018


India became free from British rule on 15 August 1947. It has been over seventy years now, but are we truly free from poverty, hunger and illiteracy – at least for our children? According to recent statistics, approximately 33 million children are employed in various forms of child labour in India. June 12 is World Day […]

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5 June 2018


What floats in the middle of the Pacific Ocean? Some exotic marine animals and plants? Think again. Because the answer is approximately 100 million tons of trash, mostly plastic! Known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, this is the world’s biggest waste bin (about one-and-a-half times the size of the US of A) and it […]

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29 May 2018


Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the groundbreaking Danish scientist behind the pH scale, SPL Sorensen. Every time we pop a pill to balance the acidity or alkalinity in our body, we have the intelligent gent to thank for coming up with a revolutionary idea used to this day. However, another Sorensen after our own heart goes […]

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