Via this text, I’m glad to suggest just a few Indian books for teenagers that I’ve personally loved studying with Rey. I’ve listed right here 27 storybooks by Indian authors which are certain to entertain the tiny tots and might be launched at an early age.
Let me begin with one in every of my favourite Dr. Seuss quote, “The extra that you simply learn, the extra issues you’ll know. The extra that you simply be taught, the extra locations you’ll go.”
Youngsters are at all times keen on tales particularly if they’ve colourful photos that entice them. Guide studying is certain to ignite the creativeness of a kid. Rey and I get pleasure from studying books and now we have our greatest time collectively. We enact, we snigger, make sounds, journey alongside to totally different locations, meet so many individuals and benefit from the spectacular world via illustrations. I’d say there isn’t a proper age to introduce books to youngsters. Earlier the higher as it might educate youngsters to acknowledge the sounds and rhythm of language and would additionally convey them into the world of creativeness. I’d opine to make e-book studying or storytelling as attention-grabbing to your little ones that they fall in love with increasingly tales.
♦ Learn: 10 Advantages of Storytelling
The making of a kids’s e-book isn’t a simple activity. The time, efforts, creativeness, and talent to carry the eye of tiny ones via 8-12 pages of a e-book is commendable. It’s an artwork to see the world via their eyes, put it in writing and photos, and on the similar time make it sound actual. Easy texts paired with pleasant illustrations are certain to captivate the younger studying fans.
27 Indian Books for Youngsters by Indian Authors
Having a choice of Indian books for teenagers in your house library is extremely beneficial. It teaches your baby about our previous and current, tradition and festivals, natural world, and way more. Figuring out our motherland and embracing its richness, chaos, and variety via superbly illustrated Indian books for teenagers is certain to assist them develop a way of pleasure and respect for who they’re and the place they belong.
The beneath record of Indian books for teenagers are in no particular order, all are our favorites.
#1. Gajapati Kulapati
Gajapati Kulapati sequence by Ashok Rajagopalan is a enjoyable image e-book with an attractive storyline for teenagers. The principle character of the e-book, Gajapati, is a really cute and pleasant elephant and is surrounded by cheerful and good-natured individuals. The illustrations are entertaining making the studying enjoyable.
The writer depends closely on the pure rhythm of phrases and sounds and has used it successfully, thus making the storytelling tremendous enjoyable. The sequence consists of 4 books for now: GAJAPATI KULAPATI, GAJAPATI KULAPATI KALABALOOOSH, GAJAPATI KULAPATI GURRBURRRROOOM, and GAJAPATI KULAPATI KALICHA KULICHA. This is likely one of the Indian books for teenagers that has captured the hearts of many.
#2. The Lion’s Feast
The e-book is written by Lavanya Karthik and illustrated by Chetan Sharma. Promised for a scrumptious meal of dosa, sambar, and chutney to the lion, Muthumama and Muthumami began making ready for a similar. The scent of the new dosa and sambar that wafted from the kitchen couldn’t be managed by Muthumama and Muthumami they usually generously began consuming with the intention of getting just a few. However who might cease the lip-smacking scrumptious South Indian meals? What goes fallacious on this story of hospitality is nicely illustrated by Lavanya Karthik and is certain to tickle your humorous bones and style buds. Rey and I had enjoyable making a lion’s face with idli and in addition had our favourite dosa, sambar, and chutney as we couldn’t resist after studying the e-book.
#3. Flying Excessive
Written by Geeta Dharmarajan, Flying Excessive is a full of life image e-book that tells the story of Sunita Williams, the astronaut, who along with her sheer willpower, ardour, and onerous work reached the celebrities. With minimal texts, vibrant illustrations, and real-life photos of the brave feminine astronaut, this e-book is certain to go away you with a way of pleasure, hope, inspiration, and happiness. This e-book would assist encourage younger readers with a number of optimistic ideas. It is usually out there in Hindi titled Udaan.
#4. Sonam’s Ladakh
The perfect a part of e-book studying is, they take you to totally different locations and introduce totally different individuals. Sonam’s Ladakh by Manish Lakhani is one such e-book that takes you to the picturesque view of Ladakh. Sonam, a 10-year-old lady, who belongs to the nomadic Changpa tribe takes you to the magical land of Ladakh and introduces the readers to unique wildlife, the standard wool weaving expertise of their tribe, and the agriculture they do. The gorgeous monasteries, the starry nights, and the frozen waterfalls she talks about are actually breathtaking. This e-book can be out there in Hindi titled Sonam ka Ladakh.
#5. Daddoo’s Day Out
Daddoo’s time out by Prabhjot Kaur is a enjoyable story about a bit of frog named Daddoo who lived along with her mom. Each day being the identical, she decides to do one thing totally different. With this thought, she plans to have a time out all by herself making an attempt to discover life exterior the small pond. Within the journey, she meets numerous animals of various colours, sizes, and nature – good and scary. She later takes assist from a candy dragonfly and requests to be taken dwelling. Upon reaching dwelling safely, the dragonfly asks Daddoo to by no means ever go away dwelling alone. It is usually out there in Hindi as Daddoo Nikala Duniya Ghumne.
#6. Birds in my Backyard and Past by Bulbul Sharma
To begin with let me let you know, I immediately fell in love with the quilt web page of this e-book because it provides a really heat really feel. Birds in my Backyard and Past by Bulbul Sharma would take you to a pleasant backyard filled with birds, bees, nests, bushes, flowers, and different creatures in abundance. The writer talks in regards to the fascinating info about birds and bugs, their mannerisms, adaptation to the setting, and their options like for eg. the great thing about a tailorbird constructing its nest on a tree or an aquatic chicken with assist of its webbed ft navigating the water sooner. A pop of humor interwoven into phrases makes this e-book one in every of a form. Crammed with superb colour illustrations, this e-book is certain to be liked by younger nature lovers.
#7. Princess Straightforward Pleasy
Written by Natasha Sharma and illustrated by Priya Kuriyan, this rip-roaring image e-book will assure many laughs. Princess Straightforward Pleasy is tough to please and is loopy in throwing tantrums. She drives the royal packer up the wall along with her quirks which are as seasonal as her royal holidays. From her palace grounds in India to a whirlwind journey world wide, the king and the queen have been fulfilling all her wishes on each journey taking all she desires within the aircraft till it turns into overloaded. It’s a enjoyable learn. Rey and I completely loved the story along with her comical title.
#8. Grandma’s Bag of Tales
The e-book is written by Sudha Murthy who is really an inspiration for all of us. She has written many Indian books for teenagers which are quite simple and enjoyable to learn. Grandma’s Bag of tales because the title suggests is a couple of loving Ajji narrating tales of kings and cheats, monkeys and mice, bears and Gods, princesses and onions, and so forth. The story begins with 4 kids arriving at their grandparents’ home in Shiggaon. The very completely happy Ajji and Ajja get the home prepared. Ajji prepares some scrumptious snacks for the little ones, and at last, all of them sit to take heed to Ajji’s bag of tales. The lovable narration by the stunning grandmother makes the tales sound excellent. The colourful illustrations and easy language of the e-book make studying a pleasure.
#9. What Ought to I Make?
Written by Nandini Nayar and illustrated by Proiti Roy, this e-book isn’t solely enjoyable however can even grow to be fairly an attractive one. Most of us can relate to the e-book, I did, as we frequently ask our little ones to make totally different shapes with the chapatti dough making an attempt to have interaction them whereas we make chapatti. That is one such story the place Neeraj’s mom provides a ball of dough to him which he morphs right into a snake, a mouse, a cat, and a lion till it takes one of the best type of chapatti. It’s a simple learn and the illustrations make it actually attention-grabbing. It is usually out there in Hindi by the title Major kya banaoon?
#10. The place is amma?
The e-book is written by Nandini Nayar and is illustrated by Srividya Natarajan. It’s a very cute story of an harmless boy named Kiran who appears to be like all over the place looking for his amma, even on the unlikeliest of the locations. He lastly decides she is contained in the fridge as a result of her slippers are subsequent to it. He imagines she is consuming all his favourite meals inside, even whereas worrying in regards to the chilly. It’s a enjoyable attention-grabbing learn for the little ones with beautiful illustrations. This e-book is certain to go away a smile in your face. I really like enjoying disguise and search with Rey, so Kiran’s query of The place are you amma was fairly relatable. Now we have enacted this story fairly just a few occasions.
#11. Junior Kumbhakarna
Written by Arundhati Venkatesh and illustrated by Shreya Sen, this e-book is the story of Kumbhakarna from Mythology. He’s identified for his legendary deep slumber for months and love for meals. Kukku loves his bedtime tales and it’s no surprise he asks his Appa to repeat the story of KumbhaKarna time and again. Kukku desires about everybody making an attempt to get up this big in several methods however Kumbhakarna by no means will get up. A gorgeous retelling of an episode from the Ramayana with rib-tickling photos. Rey and I began enacting the story proper from our second learn and our favourite half is to make the loud night breathing sound. Studying with youngsters is at all times finest and stress-free.
#12. The Intelligent Tailor
The Intelligent Tailor by Srividhya Venkat, illustrated by Nayantara Surendranath is a recent Indian adaptation of a European folktale by the title Tales and Buttons. The story is about Rupa Ram who may be very proficient and well-known but a poor tailor. Although he has stitched umpteen garments for many individuals and is liked by all for his work, he was so poor to sew any for his circle of relatives. This remained an unfulfilled dream till he was introduced with a turban/ safa at a marriage. This story conveys the worth of being resourceful and discovering inventive methods to reduce waste. It’s a great learn accompanied by a glossary of Hindi phrases.
#13. My mom’s sari
Written By Sandhya Rao and illustrated by Nina Sabnani this e-book is an attention-grabbing learn and would take again to recollections of your amma’s sari. Whereas I used to be studying this to Rey I might solely consider my childhood days and the way I used my mother’s sari for various causes. I at all times admired her sari and nonetheless do, the multipurpose utilization all of us can relate to from utilizing it as a wipe to wash our face or palms, to simply draw back from somebody, and even as a alternative for an umbrella. It has at all times been particular. On this e-book, the kid has described imagining her amma’s sari from a rope to a river and practice. On the finish of the e-book, you might discover the directions on the best way to tie a sari within the conventional method. I have to say this has given me the spark to put on sari very often, who is aware of Rey may write about my sari tomorrow and I shall be within the books☺
#14. Padma goes to house
The e-book is written by Swetha Prakash, and illustrated by Shreya Sen. “The Time Journey Adventures of the Wonderful Eight” is one in every of Padma’s favourite books, and as she reads it, she is within the flight of gorgeous fantasy, she actually lives within the e-book. Amma is looking out for her to eat bhindi, and Padma doesn’t need bhindi. As an alternative, she prefers the Star-rock salad from Galaxy Stellar 5689 and the scrumptious pure ice cream that’s created from fruit juice erupting from volcanoes detailed in her favourite e-book. The whimsical illustrations would take you to the world of creativeness.
#15. Thatha’s pumpkin
Thatha’s pumpkin written by Lalita Iyer and illustrated by Proiti Roy is an attractive e-book conveying just a few life classes. I strongly consider within the magic of easy issues, thus this story actually touched me. Tia’s Thatha has obtained the largest pumpkin from his harvest which he’s actually completely happy about, a pumpkin larger than the scale of our head which barely matches on the desk. He’s fairly desirous to make halwa with a giant piece from it. He feels this huge of a pumpkin should be shared and thus the thought, sharing brings a lot happiness and pleasure and so does rising your individual veggies. The pleasant illustrations map the eventful journeys of every beautiful slice. The phrases are simple and lucid making it easy for the younger readers.
#16. Thatha in school
The e-book is written by Richa Jha and is illustrated by Gautam Benegal. It’s Grandparents’ Day in school, and everybody is worked up. However not our little Oviyam, who’s embarrassed on the considered her faculty mates seeing her grandfather in a dhoti. She tries her finest to persuade Thatha to skip the operate however he insists on attending. She tries all potential methods to skip the operate however in useless. The conclusion Oviyam has on the finish is superbly portrayed within the e-book. Gautam Benegal’s mushy playful colour palette with the caricatured look to the characters and the scribbly fonts on crumpled paper provides the e-book a ‘rough-notebook’ really feel, which is so relatable to younger readers.
#17. BulBuli’s Bamboo
The e-book is written by Mitra Bordoloi and illustrated by Proiti Roy. Bulbuli lives on this planet of Bamboo and thus giving the e-book a contemporary and eco-friendly learn. She wakes up from a Bamboo mattress to spend the entire day doing each bit which has bamboo in it and on the finish of the day again to her bamboo mattress to get some good bamboo desires. There are fairly just a few scientific info that the e-book conveys about Bamboo which our little ones needs to be informed about. This e-book can be out there in Hindi by the title Bulbuli ke Bans.
#18. Dorje’s stripes by Anshumani Ruddra
Written by Anushumani Ruddra and illustrated superbly utilizing putting watercolors by Korean artists Gwangjo and Jung-a Park, Dorje’s Stripes isn’t just an attractive story – it’s a actual murals. This e-book will get you throughout a Royal Bengal Tiger named Dorje, in a small Buddhist monastery in Tibet, who’s lacking stripes. Dorje appears to be uncommon as a result of he has solely two stripes on his physique. One superb morning, a 3rd stripe seems on his physique and thus begins the hunt to know the explanation behind it. Youngsters be taught in regards to the thriller behind the tiger with out the stripes. Grasp Wu, a gentle-hearted monk tries to know the key of Dorje’s lacking stripes. It’s a touching story and one thing youngsters needs to be informed about.
#19. Whoopee… Hyperloop
Written by Sreelata Menon and illustrated by Satya Krishna Prakash, Whoopee…Hyperloop is an absolute must-read. The joy, the innocence, the educational, the urge and happiness of exploring the dream a toddler has, is superbly proven on this e-book. Vishnu likes to learn and journey however hates to attend at airports, stations, or so on. He puzzled if we are able to have the quickest mass transport system. As any curious baby, he shared his thought along with his dad and mom and academics however none appeared to have satisfied him. His pleasure knew no bounds when he reads about this futuristic mass transport, the Hyperloop. Vishnu and his mates learn all about it within the newspaper and focus on the upcoming mode of transport. This e-book is translated into Hindi by Madhubala Joshi. Rey is longing to see the hyperloop once I learn this to him.
#20. Farmer Falgu goes on a visit
Farmer Falgu Goes on a Journey written by Chitra Soundar and illustrated by Kanika Nair is the current addition to the Farmer Falgu sequence. The message conveyed by way of this e-book may be very considerate and far wanted at this powerful time. A fascinating story paired with interesting art work, Farmer Falgu is certain to be liked by all youngsters. I really like the gorgeous and easy manner during which the message about studying to understand the straightforward issues of life and being completely happy is put throughout. I’d suggest all of the books on this sequence for those in search of good Indian books for teenagers.
#21. Why the elephant has tiny eyes
The e-book is retold by Pow Intention Hailowng and illustrated by Priya Kuriyan. Written in verse, this folktale from the Tai Phake tribal individuals of the Northeastern a part of India is a humorous and attention-grabbing learn. This is likely one of the many distinctive and distinctive animal tales, these individuals inform youngsters. They normally decide on storylines to elucidate why issues are the best way it’s. Eg. Why the solar comes out when the cock crows, how the tiger obtained its stripes, are just a few to record. It’s got rhymes and tribal phrases which make it a enjoyable learn. Priya Kurian as at all times along with her minimal palette of colours has obtained a life to this e-book. Together with her distinctive aptitude for animating characters, her illustrations have superbly captured the whole folktale creating the area’s panorama.
#22. Little monkey will get misplaced
The e-book is written by Kuntie Ramdat Balkaran and illustrated by Anitha Balachandran. It’s a stunning e-book for youngsters explaining the habitats of animals. A little bit monkey has obtained misplaced and is looking for his manner again dwelling. On his manner, he stops to ask numerous creatures if that’s his dwelling. As we undergo the jungle looking for monkey’s dwelling, we meet numerous animals and find out about their houses. The full of life coloured illustrations convey out the great thing about the e-book and make studying enjoyable for teenagers.
#23. Ammachi’s glasses
Ammachi’s glasses by Priya Kuriyan is completely an entertaining wordless e-book certain to be liked by youngsters.
Ammachi can’t discover her glasses one morning and the whole lot goes topsy-turvy. Your entire mess attributable to Ammachi with out having discovered her glasses is humorous. Who should have flicked her glasses is a enjoyable suspense for the little ones. As you learn you might be fortunate to search out the perpetrator with the best way Priya Kuriyan has illustrated this hilarious story about Ammachi’s glasses.
#24. Enjoyable in Devlok Omnibus
Written by Devdutt Pattanaik, this e-book is a group of six tales that takes you to some learnings in Hindu mythology. The writer would take you to the world of gods and demons on this superbly illustrated omnibus. Tales like why Id playing cards are essential for lord Krishna too, Dumb charades with Shiva, combat between Kama and Yama; are just a few to record. A enjoyable solution to introduce just a few basic items of mythology. The language is straightforward and lucid which makes it a pleasant learn for teenagers.
#25. Amma Inform Me Sequence
The e-book is written by Bhakti Mathur and illustrated by Maulshree Somani. Amma inform me sequence, is a group of great Indian books for teenagers that teaches about Indian festivals, traditions, and values with charming illustrations. Along with lighting diyas, making sweets, household gatherings, decor there’s extra to the festivals we must always convey to our youngsters and that’s the significance of those festivals. With brightly coloured, daring, detailed illustrations and a straightforward to know texts, the books within the sequence are informative and acceptable for teenagers. It’s certain to seize the eye of little readers.
#26. Maharani The Cow
Written by writer Christy Shobha Sudhir and illustrated by Nancy Raj this e-book is certain to entertain the younger youngsters. Typically we’d have come throughout conditions the place a cow holds chargeable for the site visitors. On a busy road are noisy motorbikes, honking automobiles, crowded buses, impatient autos, and within the midst sits our Maharani the cow. Her highness takes her personal particular time to unseat herself amongst this chaos. Don’t miss to introduce Maharani the cow to our tiny tots. They’d have one of the best time laughing.
#27. Monsoon afternoon
Written by Kashmira Sheth and illustrated by Yoshiko Jaeggi, this e-book walks you thru the gorgeous monsoon of India. It’s a stunning story on a stunning and cute dialog between a toddler and his Daddaji about rains and each second of the monsoons that they get pleasure from from making various kinds of paper boats, admiring the peacock spreading its stunning feathers, to wash leaves of the banyan tree and plenty of extra. There couldn’t have been an ideal ending with out ginger-cinnamon tea that dadima will get for them after their monsoon exploration. The illustrations would take you to the actual world as each element in it’s so commendable.
There are many Indian books for teenagers you’ll find to introduce from a really younger age. I’ve listed just a few authors with their books on this article. I haven’t age outlined the books right here as I really feel all of it may be learn to youngsters from 3 or 4 as they’re simple to know. Have enjoyable studying with the little ones because it actually is reassuring and a good way to bond with youngsters. Guide studying at a younger age would additionally assist develop language abilities and would convey the curiosity in studying.
Now that we’re caught at dwelling, let your youngsters journey and discover totally different locations via books, they’d by no means allow us to down.
Let me know within the feedback your favourite Indian books for teenagers and favourite Indian authors.