1 April 2019

GET, SET, START!

And we begin the new financial year with the Pai Piper of Indian children’s writers, Roopa Pai sharing sparkling nuggets of wisdom and fabulous life lessons from ‘The Gita for Children‘ and ‘The Vedas and Upanishads for Children‘ with the children of 8th Grade at PSBB Learning Leadership Academy! New beginnings for the children, who have just started […]

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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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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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15 July 2016

THERE’S MATHS TO IT THAN MEETS THE EYE

Bangalore in the 1980s… a splendid place, which lived up to its ‘Garden City’ epithet in every nook and corner. Empty green plots, trees flanking every street, mini forests and parks amidst quiet residential areas… I lived in a peaceful neighbourhood and my kindergarten school was just a few streets away from home. In fact, […]

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29 January 2016

BOOKALORE @ RED BRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY

And we begin the New Year with a bang! Bookalore’s event this month (on 30 January) is at Redbridge International Academy and features Roopa Pai and Roopa Pai and Roopa Pai!  Why? Because this “Pai Piper” has fantabulous books for children of all ages! Catch her in action with her lovely picture book My Space, My […]

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12 September 2015

GITA @HIPPO WITH FR

Life lessons from the Gita with the ever-popular children’s writer, Roopa Pai – that was what the buzz at Hippocampus Children’s Experience Centre on 12 September was all about! Funky Rainbow, the travelling children’s bookshop, was there with copies of Roopa’s insightful, engaging book – The Gita for Children, her blockbuster fantasy series – Taranauts!, […]

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10 September 2015

FUNKY RAINBOW WAS AT KATHAVANA 2015

Here, there, everywhere – that’s where you’ll find our travelling children’s bookshop! Here are a few photos from Kathavana Children’s Literature Festival, organized by the Azim Premji University between 9 and 11 September 2015. This was Funky Rainbow’s third outing at Kathavana and we particularly love being part of the festival because it gives us […]

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