Tuesday, 13 March 2018


George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl

A must read for children up to 12-13 years old (even the adults will love reading this book) George's Marvellous Medicine tells the story of a eight year old boy who decides to do something to his nasty grandma to teach her a lesson.
And you know, what he does? He makes a medicine for her using ingredients like deodorant, shampoo, floor polish, horseradish sauce and gin, animal medicines, engine oil, anti-freeze and brown paint.
What happens next is really amazing. Every child will love this hilarious book.
The Day Grandfather Tickled a Tiger - Ruskin Bond

A heart-warming story of love and friendship Grandfather had brought home Timothy, the little tiger cub, from the forests of the Shiwaliks. Timothy grew up to be a friendly tiger, with a monkey and a mongrel for company. But some strange circumstances lead Grandfather to take Timothy away to a zoo. Will they ever meet again?
How I Taught My Grandmother to Read and Other Stories by Sudha Murthy

This one is filled with heart touching tales that will teach the child valuable lessons for life.  The one about how her grandmother asked the twelve-year-old author to teach her the alphabet. Get this book for all those inspiring short stories.
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr and Ronald Himler

Based on a true story, Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes celebrates the extraordinary courage that made one young woman a heroine in Japan. Sadako Sasaki was 12 years old when she died of leukemia due to the radiation from the atomic bomb that was dropped in her hometown in Hiroshima, Japan during World War II. She is the symbol of world peace. Read this touching story.

Matilda by Roald Dahl

Here is a book about an extraordinary little girl that will be loved by everyone. Matilda, who is misunderstood and verbally abused by her parents at times, learns to come out of her problems and makes a stance for herself and others.
Highly recommended...

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