Arefa Tehsin’s Amra and the Witch transports the young reader to the lush villages of Northern India. A thrilling plotline and a beautiful setting, all packaged in a lovely hOle book! What more could a young reader want?
This light hearted story about the very lovable ‘Petu Pumpkin’ by Arundhati Venkatesh will have the young reader in splits!
Duckbill’s new hOle book, When Jiya met Urmila by Shabnam Minwalla tells a humorous episode born out of an apparently unlikely friendship. The nuanced book, meant for younger readers subtly touches upon the theme of social class differences.
There is a dearth of options when it comes to mystery stories for younger readers. But, Mira the Detective by Pavithra Sankaran fills in the gap beautifully!
Sandy to the Rescue by Rupa Gulab is another addition to the very popular “hOle books” series by Duckbill.
Timmi and Rizu by Shals Mahajan tackles the issue of bullying in school heads-on…and in a fun way that will appeal to younger readers.