Funky Rainbow
BAND, BAAJA, BOOKS!

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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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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THE PERKS OF PAATI-HOOD

THE PERKS OF PAATI-HOOD

Ah, what a delight it is when one’s little indulgences suddenly come to be regarded as basic necessities! Buying children’s books for my private enjoyment is a luxury I treat myself to regularly.  Eyes are rolled and eyebrows are lifted at the number of shelves in my home carrying children’s books. The surprise is compounded […]

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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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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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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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A MAGICAL MYSTERY WORLD

For Bookalore and Funky Rainbow, there is no better way to have a good time than to do an event that brings children and books together. So, as our August event took shape, we knew it was going to be a scintillating morning of stories, writing, art, craft and non-stop creativity! And when the venue […]

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