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ART & CULTURE

 |  Growing Pangs  |  5-minute read
JK Rowling, Children's Books, Harry Potter

20 years of Harry Potter: The greatest spell the boy wizard pulled was to change us

Perhaps the books’ greatest triumph is that it got a generation of children and adults to read more.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Growing Pangs  |  4-minute read
ICSE, Children's Books, Harry Potter

With ICSE introducing Harry Potter books, the possibilities are endless

Students will not just learn wizardly literature but also topics of bullying, democracy, and inclusion.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Shake Chilli  |  3-minute read
Children's Books, Literature

Why we must read stories to our children

One of the worst crimes parents are capable of is depriving their little ones of their inherent sense of excitement at being alive.

VOICES

 |  Mom-Noxious  |  6-minute read
Sexism, Children's Books, Fairy tales

My son is 4, I don't want him to grow up to be a chauvinist pig

Not in the name of chivalry.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Growing Pangs  |  5-minute read
Differently-abled, Books, Children's Books

Simply Nanju is a poignant book to help children understand disability

Zainab Suleiman's writing stems from her work with different NGOs and special schools.

ART & CULTURE

 |  1-minute read
Children's Books, Inkheart series, Cornelia Funke, JLF2016

Cornelia Funke tells us why fairytales are a time machine

The acclaimed writer of children's fiction on how she straddles the worlds of fantasy and reality.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Growing Pangs  |  6-minute read
Flashback, Books, Literature, Children's Books

My favourite children's books of 2015

School books, quirky ghosts, funny superheroes- there's a lot to choose from.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Books, Parenting, Children's Day, Children's Books

Why children must be allowed to doubt and choose for themselves

Here are some books for the young ones that let them perceive the morals not as absolute truths.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Children's Books, World Literacy Day

Ten ways to encourage literacy in your child's life

Starting this World Literacy Day, engage your kids in activities that empower them as individuals.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
War, Untouchability, Same sex, Controversial books

10 controversial books Indian children must read

By covering topics such as same-sex relations to violence, these books may not be what adults consider appropriate, but play a crucial role in a child's formative years.