Mum in a Mess by Sanjana Kapur 

Mum in a Mess by Sanjana Kapur is a heartwarming account of how talking about an emotional and mental health concern can be approached in a mature and sensitive manner.

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What happened to Grandpa by Nandini Nayar 

What happened to Grandpa by Nandini Nayar is a beautiful picture book that sparks conversations around dementia and the nuanced impact it may have on the individual as well as their loved ones. 

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Starry Starry Night – an ode to grief 

Death, a character in the graphic novel “Starry Starry Night” has a surprisingly reassuring presence in this book written by Nandita Basu. about two people dealing with grief.

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Jamlo Walks by Samina Mishra

Corona kills, but bhai, so does hunger…Jamlo Walks is a touching picture book about how the lockdown impacted migrant workers.

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Loss by Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi

Is it possible to write poetically about loss through death? It is possible to chronicle in words what it means to lose someone you love? A poignant and soul-stirring exploration of the nuances of loss…

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Darkless by Tanu Shree Singh….Bibliotherapy for children

Picture books are beautiful tools to help children understand and cope with all kinds of emotions. Darkless is a poignant read and clearly opens up a path to bibliotherapy for children.

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Read more about the article The Novel Cure: A prescription of fiction and some literary tonics for a variety of ailments
One does not often come across a medical handbook that prescribes fiction for ailments. The Novel Cure urges you to turn away from the chemist and enter the library or bookshop instead!

The Novel Cure: A prescription of fiction and some literary tonics for a variety of ailments

One does not often come across a medical handbook that prescribes fiction for ailments. The Novel Cure urges you to turn away from the chemist and enter the library or bookshop instead!

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