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Biju spins some magic cultural childrens story

Biju Spins Some Magic, a cultural children’s story for early to middle grades, Biju accompanies his father to Delhi to sell the saris. Biju and his family are weavers in rural Odisha. They create beautiful fabrics to sell in the cities of India and abroad. In this tale of Biju’s adventures find out how he  …

 
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marching to freedom picturebook about ghandi

Marching to Freedom is a creative non-fiction picture book written around Gandhi’s famous march to freedom. Mahatma Gandhi and his followers are organising a march that will go down in history as a momentous event in the struggle for India’s freedom. The group are marching to Dandi to protest against the unfair salt tax imposed by …

 
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queen-soweto-sample-page

Queen of Soweto – Basetsana Kumalo is a beauty queen, but she’s also so much more. She teaches us that true beauty is about having a heart filled with love and generosity. Her story shows us that if you have courage and determination, you can achieve your dreams – whatever they may be. This book …

 
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handmade in india children's book

Handmade in India is a journal style book from an artist traveling through the Indian countryside. The writer paints the artisans she meets and the many items they make. The text includes lots of information about the people and culture in the countryside of India. The beautiful water colour illustrations and descriptive texts really take …

 
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daksha

Daksha lives in a remote hamlet in the Himalayas. After losing her family to flashfloods, she grows up in the village community and gains knowledge of herbal medicine by helping the Vaidya. A chance encounter opens up a new life that includes schooling. But Daksha longs for her mountain home….This is an inspirational story set …

 
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Kali Veerapathiran

Kali Wants to Dance is the biography of Kali Veerapathiran born in a fishing Village, with a talent and passion in dancing. But his family does not have enough money to spare for dance classes. And who has heard of boys dancing for a living? “Who has ever learned dance and made any money from it? It’s a …

 
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Searching for the Spirit of Spring

A young girl goes in search of the spirit of spring to help save her village. An endearing tale of friendship and culture. Another great creative commons book from BookDash. Illustrated by Selina Masego Morulane, Written by Mosa Mahlaba, Designed by Sibusiso Mkhwanazi   Text and Images from Searching for the Spirit of Spring The Winter cold …

 
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what will today bring - coping with natural disaster

What will today bring is a picture book about a young child’s experience coping with disaster. This book is a great way for children to learn empathy for those facing civil disasters, to get inside the shoes of children displaced by natural disasters. This would be a very suitable story for classroom study when fundraising …

 
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This is book 34 of The Tania Series. With so many different religions, philosophies, theories and gods, Tania is utterly confused. Who or what is god? How does god affect her life? What does god want her to do? What does science have to say about god? The questions keep piling up. A discussion with …

 
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how old is muttajji?

How Old Is Muttajji? – A captivating story where two children try to work out how old Muttajji, their great grand mother, is. As they try to work our her age, they walk through many significant events and places in Indian history, and work through some basic mathematics. The end of the book provides some …

 
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