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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14 November 2015

THE VIP WITH A ROSE

As the nation celebrates Children’s Day today, I remember a story of the VIP with a rose. Yes, a very special person in our hearts even today, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Five decades ago, in the early sixties, Pandit Nehru, then the Prime Minister of India, spent a few days at Shillong during his tour of the North-East. […]

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15 October 2015

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, APJ ABDUL KALAM

A chance to meet the President of India? Who wouldn’t be excited, especially when the man was none other than Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam! The morning of the meeting, which was going to happen at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, my head was in a tizzy… what would I say, what would I wear, would he ask […]

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11 October 2015

MAHATMA ON MY MIND

This was Bookalore’s theme for the event at the Butterfly Talent Academy. The programme got off to a smooth start as things usually do for us at this venue. We were partnering with BTA for the third time, and their team was as efficient, organised and welcoming as they have always been. That said, we […]

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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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30 March 2015

FETE ON A FRIDAY

March is a month of rising temperatures, tempers and tensions, thanks both to summer and exam fever! How did one Montessori school in Bangalore decide to deal with all this? By inviting Bookalore to take their children, parents and teachers into the cool world of books! On the 27 March 2015, Bookalore did an event […]

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