The Gingerbread Star by Anne Fine: Children’s Book Review

A little grey worm's wish to be a glow worm is sure to steal your heart. The super cute illustrations and the fun text is simply enticing for 4 to 5 year old children! I stumbled upon ‘The Gingerbread Star’ by Anne Fine in the children’s section of a bookstore and was immediately impressed by … Continue reading The Gingerbread Star by Anne Fine: Children’s Book Review

The Cherry Tree by Ruskin Bond: Children’s Book Review

I did not go back to Ruskin Bond since ‘Room on the Roof’ which I read as a student in 7th standard. I chanced upon ‘The Cherry Tree’ at a book shop recently and grabbed it. The cover and the illustrations were way too tempting. ‘The Cherry Tree’ by Ruskin Bond was first published in … Continue reading The Cherry Tree by Ruskin Bond: Children’s Book Review

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl: A Children’s Classic

‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ is the realization of a child’s dream to enter a chocolate factory and gulp down all that is possible. This iconic book written by Roald Dahl was published in 1964. My first impression on the book was from Johnny Depp’s version of ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ that was released … Continue reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl: A Children’s Classic

‘How the Camel got his Hump’ by Rudyard Kipling

A sort of Jungle Book world is recreated by Rudyard Kipling in ‘How the camel got his hump’. It is an endearing tale of an idle, lazy camel that gets an apt end. It is the beginning of the world, everything is new. The animals have just begun to work for the man. A camel … Continue reading ‘How the Camel got his Hump’ by Rudyard Kipling