FORTHCOMING/NEW: JANUARY 2019

FORTHCOMING/NEW: JANUARY 2019

This Is Me, Mayil

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AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR: Sowmya Rajendran and Niveditha Subramaniam
CATEGORY: Fiction
LANGUAGE: English
AGE GROUP: Advanced readers (13+ years)
PUBLISHER: Tulika
PRICE: Rs 195

ABOUT THE BOOK:
Fiercely fun, madly morose and prone to spontaneous combustion — this is Mayil Ganeshan at Not Yet Sixteen. Much like before. But edgier. Older and bolder, the unstoppable ;Mayilwriter’ rants in rhyme, ponders in verse, and doodles in between. For every moment of clarity, there are others filled with anger, confusion and self-doubt. But Mayil keeps her chin up and decides that she will never put her pen down. With the laugh-out-loud humour, seriousness and honesty of the popular and award winning Mayil Will Not Be Quiet! and Mostly Madly Mayil, this third in the series is another exceptional, unputdownable, must-read book for teens and anyone else.


The Lies We Tell

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AUTHOR: Himanjali Sankar
CATEGORY: Fiction
LANGUAGE: English
AGE GROUP: Advanced readers (13+ years)
PUBLISHER: Duckbill
PRICE: Rs 295

ABOUT THE BOOK:
Seventeen-year-old Irfan Ahmed is handsome, easy-going and deeply in love with his girlfriend, Uma. However, when Uma dumps him for his best friend, Rishi, Irfan’s life begins to unravel.
Things haven’t been good at home ever since his sister left. And soon, they get worse. He stops playing cricket, gives up music, cuts himself off from all his friends and withdraws into a world where his only solace comes from writing emails to his sister.
But when a photograph of Uma begins to circulate among their classmates, everyone suspects it’s Irfan taking his revenge on his two erstwhile best friends. But is it? Is Irfan really going out of his mind or is there someone else out there playing games with him?


Rumble in the Jungle

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AUTHOR: Ranjit Lal
CATEGORY: Fiction
LANGUAGE: English
AGE GROUP: Middle readers (8-12 years)
PUBLISHER: Scholastic
PRICE: Rs 295

ABOUT THE BOOK:
Rumble-Tumble and Roly-Poly are in love! But Rumble-Tumble’s mother Gaindaben doesn’t approve. Prince Shamsher hates his boarding school and wants to stay in Gaindagunj with his new friend Teesta. But how will he make his father change his mind?
Follow the rip-roaring adventures of love-struck rhinos, terrifying tigers and villainous villains in this laugh-out-loud book.


How I Got My Belly Button

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AUTHOR: Anju Kish
CATEGORY: Non-fiction
LANGUAGE: English
AGE GROUP: Young readers (0-7 years)
PUBLISHER: Om Kidz
PRICE: Rs 395

ABOUT THE BOOK:
This is a fun, and easy–to–understand book for children on puberty, growing up and sex. It answers all their questions in a gentle and factual manner, opening doors for parents and kids to start engaging in fruitful discussions on these sensitive topics.


Look Out, Look Within

AUTHOR: Vandana Naidu
ILLUSTRATOR: Neha Talesara
CATEGORY: Fiction
LANGUAGE: English
AGE GROUP: Young readers (0-7 years)
PUBLISHER: White Print
PRICE: Rs 299

ABOUT THE BOOK:
This is a children’s storybook that celebrates the friendship of two little girls, both wonderful and special in their very own right. Mia is unable to see the world with her eyes but explores it with her super senses of being able to touch, hear, feel and smell. Anya, her best friend, enjoys learning about the world in an enriching and different way thanks to Mia. The book opens their world of fun and learning to the readers.


Twice Upon a Time: A Tale of Two Princesses

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AUTHOR: Payal Kapadia
CATEGORY: Fiction
LANGUAGE: English
AGE GROUP: Middle readers (8-12 years)
PUBLISHER: Puffin
PRICE: Not known

ABOUT THE BOOK:
This is a story about two girls. Keya just happens to be a princess. Nyla just happens to be a tomboy. Both, as it turns out, just want to be themselves.
When Princess Keya quits and Nyla shows up to replace her, two worlds collide. Together the girls ruffle dresses and feathers; break vases and traditions; fight dragons and boredom; grow roses and revolutions. So what if there are a few puny princes and snivelling snobs in the mix? Leave it to the girls to rescue everyone-and each other.
Boisterous, over the top and wicked funny, this is the perfect princess book for girls who have outgrown princesses.


Sailing Ships And Sinking Spoons

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AUTHOR: Jamyang Gyaltsen
ILLUSTRATOR: Ngawang Dorjee
CATEGORY: Fiction
LANGUAGE: English, Kannada, Marathi, Hindi, Tamil
AGE GROUP: Young readers (0-7 years)
PUBLISHER: Pratham Books
PRICE: Rs 40

ABOUT THE BOOK:
Tenzin and Tashi, two young Tibetan monks, and Genla, the beloved storyteller of the monastery, wonder why a small steel spoon sinks in water but a huge ship floats. Their science teacher Miss Sonam helps them experiment with an apple, a spoon and a tub-full of water to learn more about objects that float.


Nani’s Walk to the Park (Big Book)

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AUTHOR: Deepa Balsavar
ILLUSTRATOR: Deepa Balsavar
CATEGORY: Fiction
LANGUAGE: English, Hindi
AGE GROUP: Young readers (0-7 years)
PUBLISHER: Pratham Books
PRICE: Rs 160

ABOUT THE BOOK:
Venki’s Nani has a special relationship with her neighbourhood. When Venki decides to go to the park with her, the walk turns into an adventure.

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