FOR YOUR PICKING
Here’s a list of books parents can choose for their children:
Clumsy (Tulika): The story is about a girl with poor motor skills, who is labelled clumsy, a slowcoach, and careless, but comes to life when handed a box of paints and a brush. The Jungle Storytelling Festival (Tulika): How Ostroo, the ostrich who stammers, overcomes it to tell his story.
Catch that Cat! (Tulika): The heroine in this book is a spirited little girl on a wheelchair.
Thukpa for All (Karadi Tales): The power goes off at Tsering’s grandmother’s place at dinner. They have guests over, but the visuallyimpaired boy happily guides them and even helps his grandma cook, by sniffing the spices.
Little Vinayak (Karadi Tales): Little Vinayak’s trunk is longer than everyone else’s; he keeps tripping on it. But one day, he meets a large elephant with a trunk even longer than his. He shows Vinayak a special dance that solves the problem.
The Bookworm (Karadi Tales): Ever the silent one, Sesha, who stutters, is often bullied by his classmates. But everyone is stunned to see how well he can draw, when the teacher asks him to answer a question.