Malachey Chandichey Painjan
Author: Annie Besant
Illustrator: Nancy Raj
Marathi translation: Snehalata Datar
Publication: Tulika Publishers, Chennai
Suitable for students of grades 1 & 2.
Hiss! Boo! Muahahaha! Mala creeps up from behind and scares everyone. One day, her mother gives her a pair of pretty silver anklets… What happens next? Will she be able to scare people again?
Author: Nilesh Nimkar
Illustrator: Shubhangi Chetan
Publication: Education for Equality & QUEST
Suitable for children of grades 1 & 2.
One day, instead of books the teacher brings only umbrellas to the class. What happens next? This is the story about how all the children narrate their ways of using an umbrella.
Mul Saarya Gaavacha
Author & Illustrator: Jane Cowen Fletcher
Translated by: Shobha Bhagwat
Published by: Kaja Kaja Maru Prakashan
Suitable for children of grades 3 & 4
In a story based on the West African proverb, “It takes a whole village to raise a child,” a young girl proudly watches her brother and then realizes that the entire village has been watching
Korika Navacha Patang
Author: Sharada Kolluru
Translator: Vasudha Ambiye
Illustrator: K P Muralidharan
Published by: Tulika Publishers, Chennai
Rajamma looks at the patterns on the kite and tells Yellaiah it is a wish-fulfilling kite. So Yellaiah calls it Korika, which, in Telugu, means that which is wish-fulfilling. He wishes for a bicycle, but he must let it go for his younger brother.
Vinu Lagali Ajji
Author: Yuri Orlev
Translator: Niranjan Ujagare
Illustrator: Ora Eytan
Published by: National Book Trust, New Delhi
Granny comes to a town with nothing but a bundle of wool and knitting needles in her bag. … When the time comes for the children to go to school, she finds out that knitted children are not accepted. So, Granny declares war.