LITTLE BIG JOYS

LITTLE BIG JOYS

ABOUT THE BOOK

A collection of poems about childhood — reflecting simple and intense moments of joy, and some familiar troubles and worries as well.

SNAPSHOT REVIEW

  • This book of poetry is lovely to hold and flip through — it’s a compact size and the pages are filled with colourful illustrations to go with the poems.
  • This is no highbrow poetry — the poems are simple and lucid, and should be easy reading for a reader who enjoys chapter books. Spanning themes from brushing teeth, overcoming fears and sibling rivalry, every young reader ought to find at least a verse or two that resonates with them.
  • Though most of the poems are delightful, there is the odd stanza or two in many poems that feels clunky and one needs to re-read the poems to get a sense of the rhyme.

CONCLUSION

Babies have their rhymes and teenagers their poetry, making this an elusive volume of verse for middle readers, which they will definitely have fun reading.

BOOK DETAILS

Author: Sonkia Lakhera
Illustrator: Soumya Menon
Language: English
Page Extent: 64 pages
Price: Rs. 125.00
ISBN: 978-81-264-6399-2
Publisher: Mango Books, 2016
Subject Category: Fiction/Poetry
Age-group: 8+
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